About

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 minilightshipwelcome 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 HARBOURSuffolk Yacht Harbour is the East Coast’s leading independent Marina, with 550 bertsyh_aerial_view_550hs. 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 waterTHE 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.