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Dates announced for 2016 Torbay Royal Regatta

by Bob Penfold 5 Nov 2015 20:04 GMT 20-23 August 2016
Torbay Royal Regatta action © Jean Border / www.borderphotos2010.com

Following the successful conclusion of their new format 2015 event, The Royal Torbay Yacht Club are pleased to announce the dates for sailing events at Torbay Royal Regatta 2016. Racing will take place over four days for all yachts, sportsboats, dinghy and junior classes between Saturday 20th to Tuesday 23rd August.

This will followed by the Royal Regatta Anniversary Challenge Cup Pursuit Race on Wednesday 24thth August for all classes including Juniors.

The regatta will offer competitive racing over four days Saturday to Tuesday with classes for IRC, Unrated Cruisers and Sportsboats. Dinghy classes will race over four days with an additional prize giving after two days for those who only wish to participate over the weekend.

The club welcomes enquiries from any classes who may be interested in staging their Regional or National Championships as part of this prestigious regatta being sailed in some of the finest sailing waters in the South of England.

Over many years the Royal Torbay Yacht Club has gained a well deserved reputation for first class race management, competitive racing, cordial hospitality and shore side entertainment. 2016 will be no exception.

Further details of the event will be published on the Royal Torbay Yacht Club website www.rtyc.org and the Torbay Royal Regatta website www.torbayroyalregatta.co.uk

In the meantime to find out more please contact Bob Penfold – Commodore, Royal Torbay Yacht Club, email or Phil Rumbelow – Rear Commodore Sailing, Royal Torbay Yacht Club, email

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