Medway Regatta 2023

Medway Yacht Club Lower Upnor, Kent

The Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta returns on Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2023. Our regatta is a relaxed event offering three classes of handicap racing for cruisers plus one-design racing for Dragons, Sonatas and Squibs. All races start and finish from committee boats in the River Medway or the Thames Estuary apart from […]

BDA East Coast Championship 2023

Royal Corinthian Yacht Club The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club is hosting this year's BDA East Coast Championship. Held in Burnham with racing taking place on the River Crouch and River Roach, local Dragon fleet will be joined by Dragons from across the East and further to compete across the two day event. 

Dragon Open Meeting Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Yacht Club Slaughden Road, Aldeburgh

There has been a Dragon fleet in Aldeburgh for over 50 years. There is currently a fleet of around 11 Dragons with a high standard of racing. This passionate fleet is again hosting the Dragon open meeting at Aldeburgh Yacht Club.  Racing starts at 11am on both Saturday and Sunday.  The Aldeburgh fleet race every […]

Cowes Classic Week 2023

Royal London Yacht Club The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Cowes Classics Week is all about racing traditional yachts on the water and enjoying fabulous social events ashore. Metre boats, Classic Racing Dayboats and Yachts, Old Gaffers and Spirit of Tradition Yachts race varied central Solent courses. Great value socials are held at different club venues including tea and cake sponsored by Evelyn Partners at RLYC, […]

Cowes Week 2023

Cowes Cowes, Isle of Wight

The world's longest-running regatta, Cowes Week is back! This prestigious week of sailing remains one of the preeminent regattas in the world and this year it is expected to welcome over 500 boats racing in 37 different classes.  The Dragon class, included within White Group have their own starts on each day culminating in the […]

Falmouth Week 2023

Royal Cornwall Yacht Club Greenbank,, Falmouth, Cornwall

Sailing Week features up to seven days of fleet racing for yachts and dayboats in the expansive waters of Falmouth Bay and the Carrick Roads (lower Fal estuary). The week commences with a
 race briefing on the first Saturday, followed by racing each day from Sunday to the following Saturday, with daily and series prizes, […]

Ramsgate Week 2023

Royal Temple Yacht Club 6 Westcliff Terrace Mansions, Ramsgate, Kent

Ramsgate Week is widely renowned as the 'friendly regatta' and provides a very viable alternative to our friends in Cowes.   Classic Yachts - This is a class for all yachts over 24ft in length on deck, built of wood or steel before 1975 or in GRP before 1965. A division for Spirit of Tradition yachts may […]

75th Edinburgh Cup 2023

Royal Yacht Squadron The Castle, Cowes, Isle of Wight

The Edinburgh Cup 75th anniversary celebration will take place in Cowes, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes.  Racing will take place across four days from 15th August 2023 in the Solent. NOR's and entry are now live! Click here for all important links and documents... Will it be a fourth new winner in […]

Dartmouth Regatta 2023

Royal Dart Yacht Club Priory St, Kingswear,, Dartmouth

Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week 2023 - 178th Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta Dartmouth is a stunning town in South Devon and a magnificent backdrop to the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta that takes place every August.  The Port is steeped in history, as is the event: it is one of the oldest in the […]

BDA South Coast Championship 2023

The British Dragon South Coast Championships 2023 will once again be held in Cowes hosted by the Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club. The weekend of 26 – 27th September will consist of five races (weather permitting) three on Saturday and two on Sunday, and have a simple format windward-leeward with committee vessel and using a relevant […]

Burnham Week 2023

Royal Corinthian Yacht Club The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

The East coat's most challenging and friendly regatta! Burnham week is arguably the longest-running annual yacht regatta on the mainland of the UK. It is organised by the Joint Clubs Committee, which includes the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, the Burnham Yacht Club (which became the Royal Burnham Yacht Club), the Crouch Yacht Club and Burnham […]

Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2023

Royal Torbay Yacht Club 12 Beacon Hill,, Torquay, Devon

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club and British Dragon Association are proud to host the Gold Cup 2023 on the waters of Tor bay and Lyme bay. The officers and members of the Royal Torbay Yacht Club are looking forward to welcoming the International Dragon Class sailors from across the world. Torbay is a truly magnificent […]

BDA Scottish Classic Vintage Championship

Royal Forth Yacht Club The Royal Forth Yacht Club Middle Pier, Granton Harbour,, Edinburgh., Scotland

Finishing off the 2023 regional events is the BDA Scottish championship combined with this year's BDA Classic and Vintage championship hosted by the Royal Forth Yacht Club, Edinburgh. 

BDA AGM and Dinner 2024

Royal Thames Yacht Club 60 Knightsbridge, London

Save the date for the last event to complete the BDA year which is being held, again at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, London.  The BDA AGM & Dinner will follow the usual format with the AGM starting at 6.30pm, followed by dinner at 8pm and the presentation of the Citron Trophy.

BDA Committee Meeting February 2024

Royal Ocean Racing Club 20 St. James's Place, St. James's, London

Your British Dragon Association committee, chaired by Andrew Moss will be meeting to discuss the upcoming Dragon racing season and other topics brought to the table at the recent BDA AGM.  To discover who sits on the BDA committee, click here. 


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