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Event Overview

Programme of Events

The next Falmouth Classics event will take place from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June 2018.

Please note: Events throughout the weekend are subject to change.

Date Activity Time Location
Tue 19th and Wed 20th June Registration and collection of welcome packs 1200 – 1730 Regatta office
Thu 21st June Berthing/mooring/ anchorage available 11.00 onwards for previously booked vessels Falmouth Haven pontoons, visitor moorings and anchorage
Registration and collection of welcome packs 1200 – 1730 Regatta office
Reception on Falmouth Haven Pontoons 1830 Falmouth Haven pontoons
Fri 22nd June Registration and collection of welcome packs 0830 – 1200 Regatta office
Briefing for Regatta and Parades 0900 Falmouth Watersports Centre
Deadline for series entry and Friday daily entry 1000
Race 1 (1) First warning signal 1130 Start in Carrick Roads
Race 2 (1) First warning signal 1400 Start in Carrick Roads
Reception/Drinks 1830 Falmouth Art Gallery
Sea Shanty Festival 1830 – 0100 Town
Sat 23rd June Daily entry and registration 0830-1000 Regatta office
Deadline for Saturday daily entry and parade entry 1000
Public on Haven Pontoon 09.00 – 10.30 Falmouth Haven
Race 3 (1) First warning signal 11.30 Start in Carrick Roads
Public on Haven pontoon 16.00 – 18.00 Falmouth Haven
Rowing and sculling competition 16.30 – 18.00 Greenbank
Tea & cakes as well as drinks available at RCYC bar From 1530 RCYC
Prize-giving for all 3 individual races 1800 RCYC
Ancasta Classics Barbecue 1930 onwards RCYC
Sea Shanty Festival 1200 – 0100 Town
Sun 24th June Parade of sail and power 10.30 – 12.00 Carrick Roads
Small Boat Parade 13.30 – 14.30 Inner Harbour
Final Prize-giving 1500 National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Sea Shanty Festival 1200 – 1800 Town
Closing Ceremony for Sea Shanty Festival 1700 – 1800 Events Square


Classic Parade of Sail and Power. The parade will enable spectators to see the full panoply of classic vessels gathered in Falmouth. The parade is only open to boats that have entered and completed registration.

The Race Office and Regatta Centre will be located at the Falmouth Watersports Centre.

Small Boat Parade – eligibility criteria: Entry by invitation only. Craft under 20 feet / 6.09 metres propelled by oar, sail or engines built before 1965 or built after 1965 in the spirit of tradition. Craft wishing to participate must complete a Small Boat Registration Form.

Fal River Cruises