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CHICHESTER HARBOUR RACE REGATTA WEEK 21 – 25 August Hayling Island Sailing Club – three race areas. Series A – RS 400, Merlin, Flying Fifteen, Finn, Laser classes plus Fast Asymmetric with Foils, Medium Asymmetric and Fast Handicap fleets. Series B – RS 200, Laser, Radial, 4.7, Solo, RS Feva classes and Medium Handicap. Series C – Topper, RS Tera, Optimist classes and Slow Handicap Series A & B have one race a day with three to count, and Series C has nine races with three to count. COWES CLASSIC POWERBOAT FESTIVAL 26 – 27 August This year’s Cowes Classic Powerboat Festival will be based at Cowes Yacht Haven and will see a mix of 20 race boats and some wonderful classic boats all taking part in the Festival. The boats will assemble in the North Basin at Cowes Yacht Haven on Saturday 3 September, which means the public are able to watch all the activity from shore, as boats and crew undergo technical inspection and carry out last minute race preparation. Racing takes place on Sunday 27 August. The 200-mile Cowes-Torquay-Cowes powerboat race, which is the longest running offshore powerboat race in the world, will start at 0900 off Gurnard and the race boats are expected to return to Cowes between 1430 and 1730, finishing north of Gurnard cardinal buoy. The BPRC have confirmed with the RYA Powerboat Racing Department that they will not be holding a Cowes-Poole-Cowes race in 2017. The club feels that the event is too close to the Guernsey 2017 UIM Class 3 A & B World Championships and UIM V24 UIM European Championship to attract sufficient entries.


Solent Handbook & Directory 2017  
Solent Handbook & Directory 2017