The UK sailing community is very active in organizing events to encourage people to get out on the water. Some of these are competitive sail racing events, whereas others are more social. Here you’ll find our the list of forthcoming sailing events across the UK – browse by region to find more details on each event, plus any crewing opportunities.
Solent & South
Warming Pan Regatta
Dinghy regatta held at the Hamble River Sailing Club.
JOG NAB Tower Race
A race from Cowes around the Nab tower off the east coast of the Isle of Wight.
420 Spring Championships
Spring Championships of the 420 Class
RYA Youth Nationals
RYA Youth National Championships, held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Enterprise Inland Championship
Inland championship for Enterprise dinghy class.
Pantaenius Triangle Race
The annual Triangle race, starting in Plymouth, racing to Falmouth, then to Fowey and finally...
Commodore's Challenge Cup
Following the successful inauguration by the RDYC of the Commodore’s Challenge the Royal Western...
Pilot Cutter Review
The annual Pilot Cutter review, racing out of St. Mawes Yacht Club in Cornwall
Brixham Heritage Regatta
A sail in company of traditional boats, including gaff or lugg rigged working boats, held at...
UK National Championships for the Fireball class, held at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club
North Sea Regatta
A Dutch regatta with links to the East Coast of the UK. The event starts with the...
RORC North Sea Race
Hosted by the Royal Harwich Yacht Club in their fabulous new clubhouse, the North Sea Race starts...
UK National Championship for the Sharpie Class
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta
The East Coast Yachtsman's Favourite Haven.
RORC East Coast Race
The start and finish of this long-established race change biennially and this year the start will...
Medway Keelboat Regatta
One of the South East’s Premier Regattas with racing under IRC and NHC from expert to novice,...
Savills Kip Regatta
The first major event in the Scottish sailing season, the annual regatta of the Royal Western...
Scottish Island Peaks Race
This adventure race is for teams of sailors and fell runners (both youth and adult) and is held...
Scotland's premier yacht racing regatta happens every year on the second bank holiday of May in...
Sail Caledonia is essentially a series of sailing and rowing races including at least one race...
West Highland Offshore Series
2019 Dates TBC Scotland's only season-long, passage race sailing championship. A series of races...
Flying 15 Scottish Championship
Scottish Championship for the Flying 15 Class.
Three Peaks Yacht Race
Sail up the wild West Coast and run to the summits of Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis, the...
Dragon Northern Championship
Northern Area championship of the Dragon Class, held at the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club in...
Dragon Edinburgh Cup
The 71st Edinburg Cup of the Dragon Class. Held in 2019 at the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club.
UK Nationals for the Scorpion Class
Abersoch Dinghy Week
Mixed dinghy fleets compete at the Abersoch Dinghy Week, held in the last full week in July.
420 Munster Championship
Munster Championship for 420 class.
We are delighted to announce that Strangford Lough Yacht Club in Northern Ireland will be hosting...
RORC Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race
Offshore race around the south coast of Ireland.
Location and dates TBC. 2019 European Championship of the 1720 class
The magic of Kinsale, racing for all classes, gourmet food, accommodation, fun and entertainment...
Annual championships of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association, held in 2019 at the Royal St....
Windermere Winter Series
The Windermere Winter Series features regular racing every other weekend from November to March....
Royal Mersey YC Regatta
The annual regatta of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club. Racing across 8 classes:
RORC Isle of Man Midnight Race
Race from Liverpool to Douglas on the Isle of Man
Winter Series - Flying 15
Flying 15 start for the Winter Series
Winter Series - Handicap
Laser and Fast Handicap start for Winter Series
Winter Series - Asymmetric
Asymmetric start for Winter Series
Winter Series - Catamaran
Catamaran start for Winter Series
Bottle Race (Boxing Day)
Boxing Day Race
29er Winter Championship
Winter Championships of the 29er class, held at the Draycote Water Sailing Club.
29er Sprint Finals
2018-19 Sprint Finals for the 29er class.
420 Inland Championships
Inland championships for the 420 Class
RS Sprint Championships
The annual RS Sprint Championship 27-28 April is an exciting weekend where your racing skills...
Flying 15 Inland Championship
Inland Championship of the Flying 15 Class
RS Inland Championship
Two days of racing, run by an excellent race team, with a Saturday evening meal and then the...
The Commodore's Race is the final event in the RBVIYC calendar and is traditionally followed by...
Barbados Sailing Week
The Caribbean race season’s opening regatta is now to be known as Barbados Sailing Week, which...
Grenada Sailing Week
In 2012 a group of sailing enthusiasts and marine industry representatives initiated Grenada...
Caribbean Multihull Challenge
A new sailing event is going to take place in the brilliant waters of an island known for great...
The Antigua 360 is a race around Antigua, held the Friday before the RORC Caribbean 600.