East Coast Dragon Championships 2019

East Coast Dragon Championship

Medway Yacht Club (MYC) as the organising authority at the request of the British Dragon Association invites International Dragons to a two day open regatta for the BDA Eastern Championship to be held on the River Medway on the 14th and 15th September 2019.

  • Two days of competitive racing with a maximum of six races
  • Excellent shore side facilities
  • Fantastic fun and entertainment


  • Week before the event (or earlier)
    • Visitors are welcome to bring boats to Medway Yacht Club to rig and be ready for launching. Large secure car park facility within the Club premises
    • MYC Dry Sailing Team will be pleased to launch your boat in your absence at no extra charge, so that you do not have to be at MYC before registration
  • Friday 13th September
    • Registration – Race Office (MYC Library) from 11:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 18:00
    • Casual supper at MYC
  • Saturday 14th September
    • Registration – Race Office (MYC Library) from 07:30 to 08:30
    • Briefing – 08:00 MYC
    • Warning signal for the first race will not be before 09:55
    • Championship dinner
  • Sunday 15th September
    • Warning signal for the first race will not be before 09:55
    • No warning signal will be made after 13:00
    • Visitors boats to be lifted out immediately after racing
    • Prizegiving

Eligibility Entry and Fees

  • Owners or helms of any nationality who are members of a yacht club recognised by their national authority
  • Enter by completing the Registration Form (below)
  • £135 for entries if form and fee received by 1st September 2019, thereafter £150
  • Entry includes launch and recovery for visiting boats and Championship dinner for a maximum of three competitors

dragon logoPrizes

  • Overall Winner ~ The East Coast Dragon Championship Salver
  • Deuxieume Prix ~ The Medway Yacht Club Salver
  • Race One ~ Aldeburgh Dragon Fleet Trophy
  • Race Two ~ Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Trophy
  • Race Three ~ Walderingfield Sailing Club Trophy
  • Race Four ~ The McKay-Lewis Challenge Trophy
  • Race Five ~ The Haven Ports Yacht Club Decanter
  • Race Six ~ The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club Trophy
  • Others prizes may be awarded at the Medway Dragon Fleet’s discretion for any subsequent races
  • A Corinthian Trophy will be awarded for the helmsman with the best overall result amongst those who have chosen, and are eligible to compete for it as ISAF Category 1 sailors. All crew members must be registered as ISAF Category 1 for this trophy follow this link to register



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