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Saturday 15th December 2018


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Royal Solent Yacht Club
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This traditional festive charity event will be held at the Royal Solent Yacht Club on Saturday 15th December 2018.

All Club Members and their guests are welcome to sail or motor, race or cruise to this well supported fun event.


  • Staggered start for racers from the Royal Lymington Yacht Club line,  warning signal at 0855hrs; finish at the Royal Solent Yacht Club at the latest 1145hrs, before the helicopter and lifeboats arrive.
  • All who take part in Club racing or cruising, either regularly or occasionally, are encouraged to participate.
  • The Notice of Race will be published soon and the Sailing Instructions will follow.  Please note the location of the finishing line as a number of yachts have failed to cross it in the past!
  • If you cruise there, meet in the Royal Solent Yacht Club before the start of the Search and Rescue Training Exercise at approximately 12.00hrs.
  • All crew members are asked to donate at least £1 per head ‘landing fee’ for the RNLI at the exit gate to the pontoons as are those travelling by ferry, a box will be located at the entrance to the RSYC.
  • This year both bars will be open and the Club will be able to cater for up to 200.  There will be a piano in the ground floor ‘Hudleston Bar’ at lunchtime for those who enjoy a traditional sing song.
  • Please note that the harbour will not charge any mooring fees providing you have either a race or cruise ticket.

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