Taittinger regatta, Yarmouth
Seriously fun racing with lots of bubbly!
Taittinger Regatta 2018
Organised by the Royal Solent Yacht Club, 2018 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 Intuition to the party, our Reflex 38, which is a proven and very exciting racer. Come and join in, you’ll love it.
Dates: 20 – 22 July, 2018
Individual places are available on our race-ready super-tuned uber-fast racing machine – First 40, Skylander!
Plan of action
|Friday, 20th July, 10:00||Arrival and training day. Mooring in Yarmouth, for a Champagne Reception|
|Saturday, 21 th of July||RACE, RACE, RACE!|
|Sunday, 22nd of July||Race and Prize giving ceremony|
|Sunday, 22nd 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
What is included
- Professional skipper and first mate
- Accomodation aboard
- Mooring in Yarmouth
- Crew uniform
- Entry fee
- Training day
- Food aboard while racing
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
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