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UKWA NEWSLETTER— November 2023

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Bourne End Week Regatta Friday 24th – Monday 27th May 2024

This is our annual invitation to local Wayfarer sailors to compete in the Bourne End Week regatta.

As always, if there is sufficient interest from the Wayfarer fleet we would be happy to organise a separate start.

Bourne End ‘Week’ provides 3 days sailing with 2 races each day for each class.  There are separate starts for Thames A Raters, Merlins and OK’s, and a handicap fleet which includes a mixed bag of single and double-handers with PY numbers generally in the range 1000 – 1200.

The sailing is complemented by a full social and catering programme, and camping is available on site with tents in the meadow and motorhomes in the carpark.  The regatta has a long tradition of great hospitality and the location with the historic clubhouse, the marquee on the lawn and midsummer sunsets provides the ideal setting.

The handicap fleet is not cut-throat competitive, and the event provides the opportunity to enjoy a traditional river regatta over a long weekend, without extended travelling or the need to be any more than a competent club sailor.

Please contact me if you need any more information

Best regards,
Bob Yates   07767472990

International Cruising Rally, to be held in Friesland, the Netherlands, 31 August – 6 September 2024

The International Rally to be held in Friesland, from 31 August to 6 September 2024, is fully subscribed and has a waiting list.

We are of course delighted that the Rally is so well supported, even though it means no more people can join it.