Taittinger regatta, Yarmouth

Seriously fun racing with lots of bubbly!

Taittinger Regatta 2021

Organised by the Royal Solent Yacht Club, 2021 will see the sixth edition of the racing weekend. Held over two days, there are three or four inshore races over two days, with a champagne reception on Friday. Which we cannot possibly miss! We will be bringing Skylander to the party, our First 40, which is a proven and very exciting racer. Come and join in, you’ll love it.

Dates: 16 – 18 July, 2021

Individual places are available on our race-ready super-tuned uber-fast racing machine – First 40, Skylander!

Plan of action

Friday, 16th July, 10:00 Arrival and training day. Mooring in Yarmouth, for a Champagne Reception
Saturday, 17th of July RACE, RACE, RACE!
Sunday, 18th of July Race and Prize giving ceremony
Sunday, 18th of July, Evening Depart for Mercury Yacht Harbour, arrival around 8pm.

What is it all about?

Some exciting IRC racing in the Western Solent, something that we don’t have enough of, being based in the Central Solent, and it makes for some very competitive bunch. It’s all quite tactical, and it’s not that easy to beat the local crowd, so we’ll have to work very hard!

Intuition’s sistership, Puma, won Taittinger in 2014, so it’s up for grabs!


£450, Friday to Sunday

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What is included

  • Professional skipper and first mate
  • Accomodation aboard
  • Mooring in Yarmouth
  • Crew uniform
  • Entry fee
  • Training day
  • Food aboard while racing

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Not sure about paying online? No problem, call us and we can take payment over the phone. Or if you have any questions, we are here!

01273 987 087 or 07980 213 020

I came for a 5 days course and it was freeezing! I did come in February though, so serves me right. There was a proper heater onboard though, so we we fine. The course structure was excellent, Aubrey [instructor] really knew his stuff and it was fun. Lots of mooring, which is what I was after. Feel much more confident now, and thanks for the pies, v. good 🙂

James Clover

IT Consultant

Staying in a different marina every night was the highlight for me. This is what cruising is about, I guess, so not coming back to Mercury was ideal, I got to know the Solent pretty well. Lee [instructor] was good at stepping back and letting us do it ourselves, which was very useful. Thanks again, and see you next year!

Dan Collier


Hi guys, just a quick note to say THANKS! I was really nervous, but it was all good in the end. We just practiced every day and little by little I figured it out, I can moor! Still a little nervous, but the basics are there now, I understand what needs to be done. I’ll come back for the mile building, I think. All in all, the course was well structured, very much hands on and I liked the boat, very plush :J Thanks for a great week!

Elena Godfrey

Projects director, WorldVision UK