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News at Whitstable Yacht Club

Whitstable Week 2017 dates and details coming soon!

Whitstable Week 2016

Whitstable Week 2016

Monday 1st - Friday 5th August 2016

Series racing starts at 14.00 hours everyday

  • Committee boat starts.
  • 2 races back-to-back each day.
  • 10 races in the series, 8 to count.
  • Prize-giving on Friday afternoon soon after the finish of the last race.
  • Prizes for the top places in each eligible class, as well as special prizes for outstanding achievements.

Registration takes place on the deck on Monday from 11.00 onwards, and from 12.00 each day on other days of the week.

Visitors to the Yacht Club are welcome, and we regularly host visiting sailors for the week, both from local Kent sailing clubs, and from as far afield as Yorkshire and Scotland. Whitstable offers some of the best sailing conditions in the south-east, with great fleet racing (especially the Tasars, Lasers and Cats), and the town is also a great holiday destination for shopping, restaurants, and pubs. There's plenty of space to park your boat, a great chandlery right next door, and you can find details of accommodation here

Entry Fees

  • £60 for the full week
  • OR £18 per day
  • 50% Discount for Young Persons (18-25)
  • £5 for the full week for Cadets

Pirate Day:

Pirate Day Thursday is Pirate Day - A day for getting the families and cadets to the club for a Pirate themed day of shore based fun for the younger children, and on the water challenges for the older children.
For the 2 series races we'll have Fancy Dress Sailing! Prize for the best dressed boat and sailors!
After racing will be a Cadet fast boat fest from 5pm. Come along for an extra special Cadet session, with the opportunity to board some of the bigger, faster boats that the club has to offer!

2016 Programme:

DateSailingEntertainment
Monday 1st August2pm start,
two races
Band Night - MP3 (60s, 70s, 80s covers)
Tuesday 2nd August2pm start,
two races
BYO BBQ
Wednesday 3rd August2pm start,
two races, plus Cadet and fun sailing
Phil & Ian's laid back Quiz Night!
Thursday 4th AugustFancy Dress Sailing! Prize for the best dressed boat and sailors!
2pm start,
two races
Cadet fast boat fest from 5pm. Come along for an extra special Cadet session, with the opportunity to board some of the bigger, faster boats that the club has to offer!
Friday 5th August2pm start,
two races
Posh BBQ from 6pm.
Prize Giving at 7pm.
Band Night - Ben Russell and the Charmers
MP3 Band on MondayBen Russell and the Charmers on Friday

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For further information e-mail or call the club office.

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