Hamble Classics Regatta 2022 chooses dual club hosting


The 2022 Hamble Classics Regatta is to be co-hosted by Hamble River Sailing Club and the Royal Air Force Yacht Club on Tenth-Eleventh September, the seventh version of this standard basic yacht occasion.

Commenting on the occasion’s second go to to the RAFYC (first time was in 2019 with 56 yachts racing), Hamble Classics organiser Jonty Sherwill mentioned: “We are wanting ahead to the shared hosting by these two nice golf equipment and to welcoming the standard sturdy exhibiting of pre-1971 designed basic yachts, International Metre yachts, outdated gaffers and trendy classics. Competition must be sturdy for our 4 Concours d’Elegance awards and we hope that the current upsurge within the Folkboat and Dragon courses will proceed together with the 6-Metres and XODs. Other basic one-designs are additionally welcome.

With the RAFYC’s enviable riverside location for après sail and HRSC’s confirmed monitor file of race administration, subsequent 12 months’s Hamble Classics will construct on the lively cooperation already established between the 2 golf equipment led by Commodores Andy Valentine and Steph Merry, who commented: “Both our golf equipment are wanting ahead to hosting the Hamble Classics and rejoice the lengthy historical past of yachting within the River Hamble with effectively run racing by HRSC and a heat welcome for visiting crews on the RAFYC.”  More data at: https://www.hambleclassics.co.uk

Editor of Classic Boat, Rob Peake has beforehand labored on a lot of main boating titles as each Editor and Deputy Editor, together with Yachting Monthly and Motor Boat & Yachting. As a skipper, he has lined many hundreds of miles at sea underneath each energy and sail.


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