MYC Regatta incorporating Sonata Eastern Championship Chairman's Welcome

untitled (4)One of the South East’s Premier Regattas incorporating the Sonata Eastern Championship ~ Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 July 2016

Medway Yacht Club is delighted to invite competitors to attend and participate in the MYC Keel Boat Regatta – an event for all who enjoy sailing

This year we extend a very warm to welcome Sonata’s participating in the Sonata Eastern Championship and all other visiting yachts

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Runners and riders

Regatta 1

Regatta 2


  • Three days of competitive racing for cruisers and one design classes
  • Racing under IRC and NHC handicap systems  – opportunities for both the serious and occasional racers
  • Varied format of racing including estuary races and windward / leeward courses for one design classes
  • Fantastic shore side fun and entertainment
  • Excellent facilities
  • Outstanding value at £40 for early entrants (entries received before 27 June 2016) £50 thereafter includes all race fees, entrance to the party (food extra) and regatta t-shirts
  • Free moorings for visiting competitors (subject to availability)
  • Free camping


  • Class 1 – Keel boats with an IRC handicap of 0.875 and above
  • Class 2 – Keel boats with a NHC handicap above 0.889
  • Class 3 – Keel boats with a NHC handicap of 0.889 and below
  • Class 4 – Keel boats who do not normally race – raced under NHC handicap system
  • Dragon one design
  • Sonata one design
  • IMG_3740m - CopySquib one design

Rate bands confirmed

Shore Side Action

  • BBQ – Thursday evening after practice race courtesy of Upnor Sailing Club
  • Regatta Reception and Dinner – Friday evening . Drinks on the veranda at 19:30 Dinner at 20:00  Smart Casual
  • Regatta Party – Saturday from early to late dancing to the sounds of Rebecca Ray – food served from 18:30
  • Prize giving – Sunday afternoon as soon after racing as possible


2016 Regatta Schedule of Races

2017 Dates

14th to 16th July 2017

With grateful thanks to our sponsors

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