THE REGATTA – Established over 18 years as one of the premier yacht racing regattas on the East Coast. The regatta is organised jointly by Haven Ports YC, Royal Harwich YC and Walton & Frinton YC. We have racing for IRC rated and Cruiser rated yachts and One Design Fleets.
THE CLUB – Hosted by Haven Ports yacht Club. HPYC is based on the lightship at Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Levington, where a warm welcome awaits visiting yachtsmen and new members. The club has active racing and cruising sections, catering for all ages and stages, and a full and varied social programme, as well as excellent bar and restaurant facilities.
THE HARBOUR – Suffolk Yacht Harbour is the East Coast’s leading independent Marina, with 550 berths. Its own boatyard, maintenance, repair and chandlery facilities are complemented by top class sailmaking,spar and rigging services, electronics, sailing school, brokerage and new boat sales and inboard/outboard engineering. Visiting yachtsmen will receive a warm welcome at our famous Lightship, clubhouse of the Haven Ports Yacht Club.
THE WATER – The racing takes place on twelve square miles of open water between Harwich and the Cork Sandbank. Just 5 miles down river from Haven ports YC the area offers our race officer the flexibilty needed to run true ‘windward / leeward’ races and also ’round the cans’ races using laid racing marks, seasonal racing marks and navigational bouys.