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MerryDown Regatta : 8th & 9th September 2018

Published 19:11 on 7 Aug 2018

This year's Merrydown Regatta will be held on 8 and 9 September 2018 and promises to be an exciting weekend of activities both on and off the water. Entry is open to :

  • Cruiser MultiHull (Mocra)
  • Cruiser (VPRS)
  • Day Boats
  • Fast Handicap Multihulls
  • Fast handicap
  • Slow Handicap
  • Scows

Helms must be members of RYA affiliated clubs.

Each day there will be a long race for the Cruiser class and a maximum of three short races for the other classes. On Saturday the first start is at 1030 and Sunday at 1100.

The Merrydown trophy will be awarded for both day boats and fast handicap fleets racing together in a special race each day.For the Junior Cup we are hoping to have lots of our cadets who are 13 and under racing for their podium places.

In the mouth of the Creek there will also be Scow and Dragon boat racing with lots for spectators to see with Shore-side entertainment and family fun / water activities for all ages with a BBQ on Saturday from 3pm.

For visiting sailors we have pontoon access and moorings available with an option to pitch camp in the RVYC grounds.

Race entry forms, NOR,SIs and the 2018 RVYC race chart are to follow . For any further queries please contact the Duty Manager on 01983 882325 or email

We look forward to seeing you on the water!

Merrydown Organising Committee 2018


Last updated 14:17 on 15 August 2018

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