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Entry now open for Portsmouth Regatta 2018

by David Frost 27 Apr 2018 15:01 BST 9-10 June 2018
Squib Class towards Spinnaker Tower at the Portsmouth Regatta 2016 © Russell Peace

Entries to the 2018 Portsmouth Regatta in June, sponsored by Sunsail, are up and running.

Miles Linington, Regatta Chairman commented, "We are delighted that everything is now in place for an exciting and successful event. Every indication is that we will receive significantly more entries this year, ensuring that we will be the premier sailing event in the Eastern Solent."

The two day Regatta will be run over the Weekend of 9/10th June 2018. Classes will be organised in 2 groups and include IRC1-4 SIRCOA Championship, Club Class, Sunsail Match First 40 Fleet, J109s, Little Ship Club Summer Regatta, Victory Class, Squibs, Tempest Nationals and Bembridge One Designs.

James Foot, Sunsail UK Marketing Manager said, "Sunsail are thrilled to be supporting the Portsmouth Regatta for a second successive year. We are really looking forward to another exciting event in our home waters. From the look of the early entries, we're in for a weekend of exhilarating racing across both groups. I can't wait."

Russell Peace Sailing Secretary gave the order of events: Saturday 3 races, first start 1100hrs. Sunday will see a 1000hrs start with 2 races followed by the prize giving, including the Portsmouth Regatta Cup for the overall winner at 1400 in Hornet Services Sailing Club Gosport. Food will be provided for all participants. A Social Event will be held at the Royal Naval Club and Royal Albert Yacht Club, in Pembroke Road, on the Saturday evening.

The Notice of Race and online entry is now open. Full details and documentation is available on For further information about Sunsail visit

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