Eights”, as 8-Metre Class boats are commonly known, are part of an international family of elegant racing keelboats built in conformity with the International Rule, also known as the Metre Rule, which was adopted within Europe in 1907. The most popular classes are the Twelves (adopted for the America’s Cup series from 1958 to 1987), Eights and Sixes. The Daring Class boats, based in Cowes, are a strict one-design version of 5.5-Metre boats and the tiny one-man, one-design Illusion Class boats, raced mainly at Bembridge, Isle of Wight, are based on a 2.4-Metre scaled-down version of the 12-Metre Lionheart.

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8mR events

Regatta

Taittinger Regatta

17 Jul 19 Jul, 2020

Champagne and Sailing.

Regatta

Panerai British Classic Week

18 Jul 25 Jul, 2020

The Gentleman's Regatta

Regatta

Cowes Classics Week

25 Jul 30 Jul, 2020

The Goodwood Revival of Yachting. Cowes Classics Week offers contestants a race series rich in...