Medway Challenge Race ~ Sunday 26th May

Medway Challenge Race ~ Part of the Medway Regatta

Raced as part of the Medway Regatta

A single race for cruisers to be raced under the RYA National Handicap for Cruisers “NHC” handicap system

Committee boat start ~ expected time of first start 10:15 (see Notice of Race for full details).  The committee boat, callsign “Offshore One” will be located down river from Medway Yacht Club with an expected position of between Gillingham Reach and Long Reach.  The first Regatta start of the day shall not be before 10:00  The Medway Challenge Race will be the third class to start

Courses and start times will be announced to competitors via VHF channel 72

Expected course ~ round the wreck of the Montgomery (keeping well outside of the exclusion zone) and back, or similar

Participants should display number pennant four

Please read the Notice of Race


  • £10.00 for entries received before 24:00 Tuesday 7th May or £15.00 thereafter
  • Last entries accepted noon Saturday 25th May

MSBA Special Discount

How to enter

  1. Check your NHC baseline number NHC Base List – March 2019
  2. Complete the Medway Challenge Race – entry form
  3. Return the form to
  4. Make payment to Medway Yacht Club Account No: 69656844  Sort Code: 40-51-62 quoting your boat name and MCR as the reference
  5. Entry forms and other forms of payment can also be made to Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, ME2 4XB  01634 718 399


  • First overall
  • First overall Class Three of Medway Regatta
  • Best placed visiting (non MYC) boat
  • Best club (three boats per team)
  • Other prizes at the discretion of the Race Committee
  • If any club, marina or other organisation affiliated to the MSBA or RYA has more than four boats competing and make this known to the Race Committee a “Club” prize will be awarded