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Classic Championship & Medway Regatta

25th May 2019 - 27th May 2019

This year’s Medway Regatta, one of the South East’s premier Regattas, will include the coveted classic/vintage Dragon championships.

Medway Yacht Club (MYC) as the organising authority on behalf of the British Dragon Association invites Classic and Vintage International Dragons to a nine race open event regatta for the BDA Classic and Vintage Championship to be held on the River Medway on the Saturday 25th to Monday 27th May 2019.

Classic Dragons – Wooden carvel-planked boats built before the mid-1970s.  Later built carvel-planked boats are also welcome to participate.

Vintage Dragons – Any International Dragon more than 25 years old.

There will be three days of competitive racing with a maximum of nine races and up to four races per day may be sailed (Saturday and Sunday) one race on Monday. There are excellent shore side facilities and a programme of fantastic fun and entertainment.


  • Saturday 18th / Sunday 19th May – weekend before the event (or earlier)
    • All visitors are welcome to bring their boats to the Medway Yacht Club to rig and be ready for launching. We have a large secure car park facility within the Club premises
  • Monday 20th May to Thursday 23rd May
    • MYC Dry Sailing Staff Team will be pleased to launch your boat in your absence at no extra charge, so that you do not have to be at MYC before registration at 15.00hrs on Friday 24th May
  • Friday 24th May
    • Registration in MYC library from 15:00 until 19:00
    • Briefing on Friday at 18:30
    • Curry supper at MYC
  • Saturday 25th May
    • Registration 07:30 to 08:30
    • Warning signal for the first race will not be before 10:00
    • Shanty Singers and Hog Roast followed by Regatta Party
  • Sunday 26th May
    • Warning signal for the first race will not be before 10:00
    • Regatta / Championship dinner
  • Monday 27th May
    • Warning signal for the first race will not be before 10:00
    • All visitors boats to be lifted out immediately after racing
    • Prize giving

For further details please contact;

Patrick Gifford: Patrick@kinnordy.com

Medway Dragon Fleet: medwaydragoncaptain@gmail.com


25th May 2019
27th May 2019
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Medway Yacht Club
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Medway Yacht Club
Lower Upnor Kent ME2 4XB United Kingdom + Google Map
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