August 12 - August 18
2018 Falmouth Week Regatta
The Falmouth Week Regatta features up to seven days of fleet racing for yachts and day boats in the expansive waters of Falmouth Bay and the Carrick Roads (lower Fal estuary). Racing takes place each day from Sunday to the following Saturday, with daily and series prizes, and is complemented by comprehensive shoreside events for everyone. Many of the competitors combine the racing with their annual family holiday!
Falmouth Week Regatta aims to provide top-level competitive racing in a fun atmosphere, using a variety of courses during the week, followed by enjoyable teas, presentation of prizes and entertainment at a different host club every day. Many of the competitors combine the racing with their annual family holiday! There are many viewing points on the banks of the River Fal to see the Carrick Road fleet racing such as the coastal walks around the estuary. Another good vantage point looking out to the Bay and also looking down on Carrick Roads is Pendennis headland, especially the ramparts of Henry VIII’s Pendennis Castle.
The host clubs are:
Sunday, Helford River Sailing Club & Royal Cornwall Yacht Club (Carrick Fleet)
Monday, Mylor Yacht Club
Tuesday, Red Arrows (tbc)
Wednesday, Restronguet Sailing Club (tbc)
Thursday, Royal Cornwall Yacht Club (including prizes for Champagne Day)
Friday, St Mawes Sailing Club
Saturday, Flushing Sailing Club
The presentation of overall series prizes will take place at Flushing Sailing Club on Saturday evening. A complimentary launch service will be available during the evening to take participants to Flushing Sailing Club from Falmouth, and back again.