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Partner sponsors


Teamac is one of the leading British brands of marine paints and coatings. The range of products include marine grade varnishes, topcoats, undercoats, primers, antifouling, bilge paint and other specialist marine coatings. The name Teamac comes from a shortened version of the company name Teal & Mackrill Ltd. Established in 1908 we remain a family owned business and continuously modernise our production and distribution to deliver class leading quality and service.

01482 320194


Falmouth Haven

Falmouth Haven is one of the south coast’s premier leisure boating facilities. We offer deep water moorings and marina options in one of the finest natural harbours in the world, with great facilities for visitors, and easy and direct access to the water from our well maintained and serviced public slipway.

Situated in a spectacular setting in the heart of Falmouth with its restaurants, bars and shopping – yet moments from world-class sailing waters. Whether you are an experienced yachtsperson or water-sports beginner, our aim is to provide a safe, easy and very enjoyable experience to anyone who wants to get out and enjoy the very best of boating.

01326 310990


Falmouth Haven

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners

Falmouth Harbour is a Trust Port with statutory duties and powers. Our purpose is to maintain an organisation of quality and excellence to safely manage Falmouth Harbour in order to facilitate sustainable prosperity for the Port to the benefit of the users of the Harbour and the wider community.

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are a statutory port authority with responsibility for the Inner Harbour at Falmouth (excluding Falmouth Docks), the Penryn River up as far as Coastlines Wharf, the southern part of the Carrick Roads and a large part of Falmouth Bay.

+44 (0)1326 213537


Falmouth Harbour

Royal Cornwall Yacht Club

Founded to encourage the sport of sailing we embrace both sailing and motor boating interests. Situated within Falmouth Harbour, we boast a grade 2 listed clubhouse on its own 17th century private quayside overlooking Falmouth Harbour and commanding spectacular views across to Flushing, over the Carrick Roads to St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula.

Formed in 1871 we continue a long tradition of offering hospitality to visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen and will extend a warm welcome should you wish to visit us.

01326 312126


Royal Cornwall Yacht Club logo

Classic Boat

Classic Boat is the magazine for the world’s most beautiful boats. Packed with stunning images, we have the inside stories of the great classic yachts and motorboats afloat today, as well as fascinating tales from yesteryear and the latest from the wooden boat building scene around the world.

+44 (0)1795 419 840


West Briton

The West Briton is a local weekly newspaper published every Thursday. It serves different areas of Cornwall, United Kingdom with four separate editions – Truro and Mid-Cornwall, Falmouth and Penryn, Redruth Camborne and Hayle, and Helston and The Lizard. It was established in 1810 and is part of the Cornwall & Devon Media group of companies.

01872 271451


West Briton

Major sponsors

Falmouth Town Council

Falmouth is Cornwall’s leading south coast resort, it is one of the county’s largest, vibrant and most diverse towns. It is home to Cornwall’s rich maritime heritage, the Woodlane Campus of Falmouth University, the internationally renowned Art Gallery and many sub-tropical gardens.

01326 315559

Falmouth Town Council

Noble Masts

The Noble System of hollow wooden mast construction was invented by a Mr Barry Noble in Bristol England in 1986 primarily for unstayed masts on such boats as Galway Blazer and Jester.

Our spars have been supplied to many sail training organizations such as Jubilee sailing trust (Lord Nelson) and the ocean youth club (Greater Manchester Challenge) as well as many architectural firms for columns in buildings (Clarks shoe shops worldwide/London Zoo).

In conjunction with our engineers we are able to offer many specialist products in mild and stainless steel such as hi tech bottle screws and blocks covered to look “classic” to traditional rigging and leather work.

07967 993298


Noble Masts

Dynamite Valley Brewery

Dynamite Valley, found in the heart of Cornwall, gives its name to this award-winning brewery tucked away under Ponsanooth’s viaduct. Established in 2015 by two local brewers, Dynamite Valley Brewery gathered no less than five prestigious awards in 2019 for its fine Cornish ales, available in cask and unique hand-wrapped bottles.

This ‘ansum produce can now be found all across Cornwall and the UK in pubs, restaurants, bottle shops and bars. Dynamite Valley ales are also vegan friendly.

01872 864532


Butler & Co

Butler & Co merge traditional values, stunning aesthetics and workboat practicality to create a range of vessels that embody the golden age of yachting and perfectly balance form and function. We design and build vessels from petit lug-rigged dinghies to ocean-going cruising yachts.

We also specialize in detailed historic restorations and sympathetic refits. We take pride in ensuring that beautiful vessels of yesteryear continue to bring enjoyment to generations to come.

We understand the importance of preserving history, whilst balancing needs and ergonomics for the owner.

01872 870200

07798 737091


Butler & Co

Mylor Yacht Harbour

Mylor Yacht Harbour, situated in the picturesque Fal Estuary in Cornwall, is a first class destination for all boat owners and marine leisure enthusiasts. With a location in an area of outstanding natural beauty, a variety of on-site facilities and a rich maritime heritage, Mylor Yacht Harbour has a charm that sets it apart from other marine destinations.  Nestled by a sheltered creek, the harbour provides a secure and tranquil berthing environment along with comprehensive facilities for boat lifting, storage, maintenance, repairs and refits.

Beyond all the practical boating amenities, Mylor Yacht Harbour also features a waterfront restaurant, a café and a yacht club, all of which provide fine hospitality and picturesque views of the marina and the Fal Estuary. Combine these with the on-site chandlery, sea school, boat hire, yacht charters, water sports hire and boat sales, and you have a vibrant maritime community that supports both boat owners and site visitors throughout the year.

01326 372121


Mylor Yacht Harbour


KML is a vessel-owning marine contractor based at Falmouth Wharves and is the owner-operator of a fleet of workboats, tugs and barges. Our extensive fleet is backed up by an in-house team of engineers, naval architects and experienced operational & vessel teams. This combination of assets & engineering allows us to offer complete turnkey scopes for a range of marine applications; often taking on the role of principal marine contractor. KML specialises in a range of sectors including (but not limited to) Marine and Tidal Energy, Renewables, Construction, Coastal Protection, Demolition, Decommissioning and Project Cargo.

+44 (0)845 519 3123


Truro Sawmills Ltd

Supplying Cornwall and Devon with timber in sawn and planed softwood also Oak and Douglas fir. Truro Sawmills also manufacture gates, fencing panels, palletts, packing cases and garden furniture.

We also specialize in sawing large section and long timber up to 32 feet (9.5 meters) using the best available techniques.

Established in 1985 we have continually invested in modern machinery to provide the best service and quality we can.

01872 561070


Truro Sawmills

Event sponsors

Falmouth Art Gallery has a vibrant exhibition and event programme. We change exhibitions regularly and hang works from our permanent collection alongside major museum loans, work from local artists, community groups, school children and students. Our events cater for all ages, from babies upwards. There will be something for everyone.

Our art collection is large and eclectic for a small museum. The works are rotated regularly in our entrance and main galleries and we work to variety of themes.

The staircase gallery is used for community displays. Groups such as Falcare, Age Concern, local schools and Falmouth University visit on a regular basis and create art in response to current exhibitions.

Our limelight wall within the entrance gallery, is open to all aspiring and professional artists. To achieve a dynamic turnaround the space is changed weekly.

01326 313863


Falmouth Art Gallery

Ben Harris & Co

Ben Harris & Co is based at Gweek Classic Boatyard, close to associated marine trades, with purpose-built workshops and a team of 4 skilled shipwrights. We specialise in new build, and restoration of wooden boats, and spars.

Current projects include the new 34 ft Gaff cutter “Constance” based on the lines of the quay Punt Curlew, her clinker tender, new masts and spar repairs. We have timber selected and seasoning to ensure we are ready to roll with the best materials for the next Commission.


National Maritime Museum Cornwall

National Maritime Museum Cornwall is a place to enrich your understanding of the sea and Cornwall.
The museum’s exhibitions programme aspires to bring new and diverse perspectives to maritime issues, and highlight their relevance to the present day, bringing rare objects from around the world to Cornwall to tell local, national and international stories. Your admission fee is reinvested back into the museum to enhance and grow their work, which also includes the family learning activities; the award-winning education programmes; boat building and conservation; and work to preserve and promote Cornwall’s maritime heritage.
The museum was officially opened in 2003 and is located on the aptly named Discovery Quay in Falmouth, south Cornwall.

01326 313388


National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Gweek Classic Boatyard

Gweek Classic Boatyard is a classic boatyard located at the mouth of the picturesque Helford River, offering storage for over 250 vessels both hardstanding and undercover, and cranage for boats up to 26 tonnes.
This traditional boatyard undertakes modern and traditional yacht repairs and restorations, and offers facilities for owner projects and fit-outs. Recent projects included a Cornish pilot gig build by Peter Martin, and 34ft gaff rigger cutter yacht, built by traditional methods by Ben Harris. On-site holiday lets will be available in 2022.

01326 221657


Gweek Classic Boatyard


At Cockwells, we take pride in designing and building bespoke yachts, motor launches and superyacht tenders to your precise requirements and our exacting standards.

Combining the artisan skills of the traditional shipwright with innovative engineering and boatbuilding techniques, we custom-build vessels of the highest quality for leisure and commerce in the modern world.

With craftsmen who are passionate about working in wood – teak, larch, chestnut, mahogany, oak and yellow cedar among them – we are also adept at building with high-tech composites to increase durability and minimise ongoing maintenance.

01326 377 366



Port Pendennis Marina

There is an outer and inner facility, the latter was completed in in 1999, and is main facility, utilising heavy duty concrete pontoons for exceptional stability and security. In addition to the 80 annual lease berths, there are 260 metres of pontoon dedicated to visiting yachts. Unrestricted tidal access and 4.6 metres minimum depth on spring tides. Vessels up to 80m LOA can be accommodated.

01326 222211


Port Pendennis


Founded in the UK in 1964, Musto is the world’s number one performance sailing brand and a global leader in outdoor clothing apparel. As the first sailing brand ever to partner with GORE-TEX, Musto sets the bar for innovation on the water, taking insights drawn from the best sailors in the world, who win Olympic medals, circumnavigate the globe, and battle some of the most volatile environments on the planet. The lessons we learn out at sea, empower our performance on land, as we work with the best fabric technologies on the market to deliver kit that can handle extreme adventures on solid ground, and lifestyle clothing that delivers both style and substance.

When you wear Musto, it’s more than a product. You’re wearing thousands of hours of experience in the harshest conditions with the best athletes. In the real world and in the lab, we push our products to their absolute limit, to ensure our customers remain safe, protected, and able to perform at their best in any environment.

01326 315948 (local store)



Heather and Lay

We are proud to say that we are one of the area’s leading estate agents, and we have built our reputation on the tried and tested values of good service and great advice. We have been established in the area for over thirty years, but that is not to say that we are rooted in the past – we employ industry-leading techniques, on-the-ground insight and innovative technology to help you reach your property goals.

We are the only agent in the area with specialist, director led departments in Estate Agency, Property Letting & Management & New Homes. With two prominent offices in Falmouth & Penryn we have professional, enthusiastic and friendly staff who provide fantastic service including extensive marketing and advertising material as well as free up to date market appraisals.

01326 319767


Heather & Lay

Fal River

Fal River boasts some of the best boat trips in Cornwall and travelling by boat is one of the best ways to enjoy the unique waterways of the Fal and Truro Rivers. See our website for more information.

01326 313 394

07545 812415 (mobile)

Fal River

Hattiers Rum

Hattiers Rum is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing rum brands in the UK and the finest blender. Based on the Flete Estate in South Hams, Devon, Hattiers sources exceptional rums from over 25 distilleries around the world and elevates them to another level, creating exquisite and accessible signature blends.

01803 226322


Hattiers Rum

Polgoon Vineyard

Polgoon is located on the edge of Penzance and is England’s most westerly mainland vineyard. Since 2006, we have quietly but consistently been winning awards. Last year we were awarded GOLD at The Royal Cornwall Show for our Scrumpy Cider, at The Taste of the West Awards we won GOLD for our Sparkling Elderflower Wine and SILVER for our Original Apple Cider, at The WineGB West Awards we won SILVER for our cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc and BRONZE for our 2022 Seyval Blanc/Ortega blend, our 2022 Pinot Noir Rosé, and our 2018 Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé.

Whilst we aren’t organic, we are pretty low intervention. We farm responsibly and sustainably, plus we hand-harvest all of our fruit. The results of this ‘hands off approach’ can clearly be seen in the quality of our fruit. Our winery is on-site; here we make, bottle and label all of our own Wines, Ciders and Juices.

01736 333946


Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard


Accountancy that’s personal, even when it’s business.
Whether you need support for your business, charity or not-for-profit organisation, your family wealth, or personal tax, we’re here to help make it as simple and stress-free as possible.
In the 80 years since we started, we’ve focussed on three things: Expertise, insightful advice, and genuine care for our clients. It’s why some of our clients have chosen to work with us for generations.
Of course, we can take care of the routine things but we know it’s about more than the numbers. It’s about how those numbers impact you. We can also help you plan effectively, consider the wider picture, and explore how decisions will affect you, your team, your business or your family so, you can feel clear, calm and confident.

01326 317785


Hodgons Accountants


Simon Winter Marine

Simon Winter Marine was founded in 2006 as a specialist marine hull & liability insurance broker. As well as providing insurance services to yacht owners worldwide we also arrange insurances for charter yachts, commercial vessels and Museum/Heritage craft fleets.

Our company ethos is to provide the very highest of standards of service while ensuring insurance cover is appropriate to our client’s needs.

Our independent status ensures competitive premiums and impartiality when handling claims on your behalf.

0344 5456132


Simon Winter Marine

Hine Downing

We are a prominent law firm based in Falmouth. Our own ‘family tree’ stretches back into the 19th Century; an unbroken history of advising and acting for generations of families and businesses. You may well be reading this because you have been told about us. We welcome most of our new clients following personal recommendation.

In many respects we are a traditional firm of solicitors, a symbol of continuity – and proud of the fact.

01326 316655


The Greenbank Hotel

Float away in unforgettable surroundings. Submerge yourself in characterful history. Dive into delicious food and breathe in the fresh sea air. Nestled on Falmouth harbour, The Greenbank Hotel blends the best of coastal Cornish living with the finest in contemporary comfort, so you can experience life on the water’s edge.

Harbourside, Falmouth TR112SR

01326 312 440


The Greenbank Hotel

Ancasta International Boat Sales

For over 35 years our aim has remained the same. To build relationships with our clients that last throughout the entirety of their boating enjoyment. Today the Ancasta Group is completely equipped to offer all of our clients a complete boating service which alleviates the well documented stress that often goes hand in hand with such an important purchase.

We have two offices on the Fal estuary – Ancasta Falmouth based at Premier Marina’s 500 berth marina (a short walk from the town of Falmouth) and Ancasta Mylor at Mylor Yacht Harbour which was originally the most westerly Naval Dockyard and victualling station in England but is now a little quieter with 400 prime marina berths

01326 211007


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Pendennis Shipyard

With a history stretching over 35 years, Pendennis Shipyard is one of the world’s leading superyacht refit and custom build facilities renowned for its diverse sailing and motor yacht projects. Based in its 14 acre waterfront location in the thriving maritime town of Falmouth, Pendennis employs over 500 highly skilled tradespeople and has seen its people ethos rewarded with over 20 awards since its foundation.

Pendennis’ heritage and experience include more than 300 refit projects and over 30 custom-made build projects and has been involved with some of the most iconic yachts in the world.

01326 211344


Pendennis Shipyard

Gaffers and Luggers

Gaffers and Luggers were established in 1965. This is a 3rd generation family run boat building and restoration business. We build a wide range of quality GRP mouldings from rowing skiffs to Falmouth Working Boats.

Our skills include repairs, full or partial restoration/rebuilds of modern and traditional crafts as well as maintenance of fishing and other commercial vessels. We are suppliers of wooden masts and spars, with a full rope and rigging service. Happy to accommodate jobs from painting and varnish to full re-fits.

07977 239341


Gaffers and Luggers
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