UKWA Racing Calendar 2022                                                                               Amended 28/03/2022


26/27 February – RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre


6-11 March – International Championships at Lake Eustis, Fl. USA


9/10 April – Inland Championships at Datchet Water SC (NCS/FW)


17/18 April – “Easter Egg” Open meeting at Waldringfield SC


23/24 April – Western Championships at West Oxfordshire SC (NCS/FW)


3 June – Training Day at Banbury SC

4 June – Open meeting at Banbury SC


2-5 June – Bourne End Week at Upper Thames SC


1-3 July Regatta open at Waldringfield SC


16/17 July – Southern Championships at Shoreham SC (NCS/SW)


16/17 July – “The Smugglers” Open meeting at Royal Harwich YC


23/24 July – Open meeting at Aldeburgh YC (NCS/SW)


30 July-7 August – Bass Week at Bassenthwaite SC


6 August – Medway Marathon at Medway YC


18-21 August – Nationals and Europeans at Arun YC (NCS/SW)


28 August-2 September – Poole Week at Parkstone YC


10/11 September – Eastern Championships at Blackwater SC (NCS/SW)

10/11 September – “Cartoon Trophy” open meeting at Waldringfield SC


9 October – Open meeting at Hickling Broad SC


12/13 November – Finale (Open meeting) at Bough Beech SC (NCS/FW)




This calendar includes (or will include) details of CraftInsure National Circuit and Travellers’ Series (NCS) Events 2022, Irish and Scottish Events, the International Championships and some open meetings and regattas where there is likely to be Wayfarer Class racing.

DateVenueEventNotes/National Circuit Series Fresh/Salt Water (FW/SW)
27 FebruaryVirtualUKWA AGMAGM at 1800 by Zoom
2/3 AprilWaldringfield SCEaster Egg (Open Meeting)Waldringfield SC Centenary Year CANCELLED
17/18 AprilWest Oxfordshire SCOpen Meeting and Wayfarer Junior ChampionshipsNCS FW CANCELLED
1/2 MayDatchet Water SCInland ChampionshipsNCS FW POSTPONED until 23/24 October
22/23 MayArun YCWestern ChampionshipsNCS SW
29/30 MayAldeburgh YCAldeburgh Spring RegattaStarts will be at 11.00am and 2.30pm, visitors welcome (non-NCS)
5-6 JuneHorning YCThree Rivers Race50 miles, 3 bridges, 24 hours.
19 JuneMedway YCMedway MarathonLong distance race on tidal waters
26/27 JuneShoreham SCSouthern ChampionshipsNCS SW
10/11 JulyLough Ramor Watersports ClubIrish National ChampionshipsNB - Date and venue amended
10/11 JulyWaldringfield SCEastern ChampionshipsNCS SW
24/25 JulyRutland SCBattle of the HikersNo foils, no keels, no trapeze and no sliding seats. Hikers only (PY: 940 – 1210).
5-8 AugustMedway YCUK National ChampionshipsNCS SW. NB - the Europeans have been postponed
9-13 AugustHayling Island SCChichester Harbour Race WeekPopular race week with handicap racing for Wayfarers
15-20 AugustAldeburgh YCAldeburgh RegattaWayfarer class racing in a popular race week
22-27 AugustParkstone YCPoole WeekWayfarer class racing in a popular race week
4/5 SeptemberCullaun SCIrish Southern Championships
11/12 SeptemberWaldringfield SCCartoon Trophy (Open Meeting)Waldringfield SC Centenary Year
18/19 SeptemberAldeburgh YCL'Escargot Trophy (Open Meeting)NCS SW
2/3 OctoberSwarkestone SCOpen MeetingNCS FW
9 OctoberHickling Broad SCHarris Bowl (Open Meeting)Relaxed one day open meeting
30/31 OctoberDatchet Water SCInland ChampionshipsNCS FW (NB - recent change of date)
13/14 NovemberBough Beech SCFinale (Open Meeting)NCS FW
7/11 March 2022Lake Eustis SCInternationals details linked hereUSWA Wayfarer Internationals 2022

NB – Save the date, 18-21 AUGUST 2022. The UK National and European Championships will be hosted by Arun YC on 18-21 August 2022. More details to follow but entry numbers will be limited.  Many will remember attending the National Championships which Arun YC hosted in 2017. It was a great success on and off the water. We are looking forward to returning there next year.