Programme of Events
The next Falmouth Classics event will take place from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June 2017.
Please note: Events throughout the weekend are subject to change.
|Tues 13th to Wed 14th June||Registration and collection of welcome packs||1200 – 1730||Regatta Office @Falmouth Watersports Centre|
|Thursday 15th June||Free berthing/mooring available||1000 onwards by prior arrangement||Falmouth Haven pontoons, visitor moorings and anchorage|
|Registration and collection of welcome packs||1200 – 1730||Regatta Office @ Falmouth Watersports Centre|
|Informal party to be held on Falmouth Haven pontoons
|1830||Falmouth Haven pontoons|
|Friday 16th June||Registration and collection of welcome packs||0900 – 1200||Regsatta Office @Falmouth Watersports Centre|
|Briefing for Racing and Classic Parade||0900||Falmouth Watersports Centre|
|Deadline for series entry and Friday daily entry||1000|
|Race 1||First warning signal 1130||Start in Carrick Roads|
|Race 2||First warning signal 1400||Start in Carrick Roads|
|Reception/Drinks||1830||Falmouth Art Gallery|
|Sea Shanty Festival||1830 – 0100||Town|
|Saturday 17th June||Daily entry and registration||0900-1000||Regatta Office @Falmouth Watersports Centre|
|Deadline for Saturday daily entry and Classic Parade entry||1000|
Pulling and sculling races
First race 10.00 no races after 12.00
First warning signal for Race 3 1400
|Falmouth Inner Harbour
|Tea & cakes as well as drinks available at RCYC Bar||From 1530||RCYC|
|Prizegiving for all 3 individual races||1800||RCYC|
|Classics Barbecue||1930 onwards||RCYC|
|Sea Shanty Festival||1200 – 0100||Town|
|Sunday 18th June
|Classic Parade of Sail & Power||1030 – 1200||Carrick Roads|
|Small Boat Parade||1330 – 1430||Falmouth Inner Harbour|
|Final Prizegiving||1530 – 1630||National Maritime Museum Cornwall|
|Sea Shanty Festival||1200 – 1800||Town|
|Closing Ceremony for Sea Shanty Festival||1700 – 1800||Events Square|
Skipper’s Briefing Launch Service. To facilitate attendance at the race and Classic Parade briefings, a launch pick-up and drop-off service will operate between the visitor moorings and the pontoons at the Falmouth Watersports Centre. The Falmouth Watersports Centre is located approximately 100m south-west of Customs House Quay, and between the Trago Mills store and the Grove Place car park. The facility includes a large public slipway lined with pontoons.
Classic Parade of Sail and Power. The parade will enable spectators to see the full panoply of classic vessels gathered in Falmouth. Whilst there is no entry fee 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.