Battle of Britain Regatta – 2023

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th September

Welcome to this year’s Open Invitation Regatta with racing on 9th and 10th September, returning to our established format for all classes IRC, Club Class and XOD’s, with three races scheduled for Saturday and two on Sunday, in addition, we welcome this year, Round 3 of the Folkboat Summer Solent Series.

As is our long-standing practice this regatta is held on the nearest weekend, with tides that work, to the 15th September, which is seen as the turning point in the air war with the Luftwaffe, it is to commemorate the role the RAF played in that campaign, to recognise the losses for all and the hope it brought for the future, something for us to reflect on in these current times.

The event opens with a beer festival starting lunchtime on Friday 8th, with Betsy singing 40’s tunes for us while we dine on a 40’s style menu! Saturday will be a hot buffet with live music, Sunday will be a BBQ for all, timed for when the crews return from their second day on the water, leading up to the Prize giving.

A number of other shoreside activities are in planning e.g. ‘various lawn games’  that will be available throughout the weekend – details will be published soon.

Use this link for the latest Shoreside and Event Programme details and timings.

For those wishing to enter into the spirit of the event, the optional dress code is Forties Style!

Please use the links below to find the online entry form and payment, the catering details and ordering, with PDF’s to download of the Event Posters, Notice of Race and Entry Form etc. The links will be active as each document becomes available.

BoB Poster 2023 – Img

BoB Poster 2023 – PDF

BoB Entry Form 2023

BoB Notice Race of Race 2023

BoB Sailing Instructions 2023  + Amendment 1

BoB 2023 – Guide to Likely Start Sequence

BoB 2023 – Entrants and Classes

BoB 2023 Menus and Ordering


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For any other information please call the RAFYC Office

Rob Carty


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