Introduction – The aim of this group is to allow members who are owners/skippers  of Cornish Shrimpers (17,19 or 21) to meet, Rally, sail in company or just meet socially.

Solent & Chichester Programme 2023

29th JanuarySunshine cruise: lunch at Royal Victoria Yacht Club, IOW
9th FebruaryLunch at The Old Ship, Swanwick
11th FebruaryVisit to RNLI Selsey
11th MarchAnnual Spring Lunch at The Gaff Rigger, Mercury Marina, Hamble
11th AprilChichester Harbour cruise  (HW 15.52)
25th – 29th AprilSpring Cruise to Bembridge, Island Harbour, Bucklers Hard & Portsmouth.
17th MayChichester Harbour cruise with a possible overnight at East Head. (HW 10.27 & LW 15.57)
23rd – 24th MayLunch at Seaview YC, and overnight in Bembridge
4th June onwardsCruise from Gosport to Cowes via Ryde for lunch, then continue west, if favorable conditions, to Newtown and/or Beaulieu River
6th JuneChichester Harbour cruise. (HW 13.51)
9th – 14th JulySummer Cruise to Yarmouth & Poole, returning via Lymington
24th JulyChichester Harbour cruise (HW 16.36)
22nd AugustChichester Harbour cruise. (HW 15.53)
30th August – 3rd SeptemberLate Summer Cruise: from Bembridge to Cowes, via Buckler’s Hard & Yarmouth
4th SeptemberChichester Harbour cruise. (HW 15.40)
17th -20th SeptemberAutumn Cruise to Portsmouth, Fareham and Hamble.
NovemberLaying-up Lunch tba

Other dates to be aware of:

25th-29th MayOld Gaffers Regatta, Yarmouth (Harbour full)
17th – 24th JuneSolent Crabber Rally
23rd JuneStart of ISW in Falmouth
1st JulyRound the Island Race (many Solent Marinas also full 30th June)
29th JulyStart of Cowes Week (many Solent Marinas full)
early SeptemberSOA Open Championships – Falmouth


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