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Centenary Regatta Day and Apres Sail Festival

Join us on Saturday 18th June!

Centenary Regatta Day and Après Sail Festival 
Saturday 18th June 2022

All members, their families and friends are welcome to join our VERY special centenary celebration on Saturday 18th June 2022. There will be something for everyone; with racing, adventures and games on the water followed by fun, food and entertainment ashore at our Après Sail Festival!

Please contact the office on 01590 672677 to purchase your Apres Sail Festival Tickets or enter the regatta.

Visit the Centenary Regatta Noticeboard for the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and key timings for each fleet going out on the water. Click the link below:

Centenary Regatta Noticeboard


Solent Fleet Dinghies



List of Entrants

Volunteer Rosters

PotterShip Race Team Roster     Solent Dinghies Race Team Roster     Scow Team Roster     Oxey Adventures Team Roster     Review Team Roster     PRO Team Roster     Shore Team Roster

There will be a multitude of activities and fun for all ages - both out on the water and ashore. Plus live music, delicious food, plenty to drink and fun games on the Bath Road green - including the Centenary Haybale Games! Whatever your age, sailing prowess, obstacle course agility or spectating ability, this memorable event is not to be missed!

And we are delighted that our Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, will be joining our Centenary Regatta Day celebrations.

Tickets to the Après Sail Festival cost just £15 for adults and £6 for children. This includes your festival wristband, programme, live music, ashore games, a hot drink and cake from the Slipway Marquee on your return to shore and tickets that can be exchanged for food from a variety of different stalls during the event. 

There will be live music throughout the afternoon with JG and the Ultimates and Carnaby Army.

A fabulous day of racing and nautical adventures!

Prepare for a stunning day of seafaring fun for all ages out on the water, with regatta racing for all classes, dinghies and keelboats, plus a cruising picnic and adventures for dinghies and paddle craft.

All watercraft are welcome, including Optimists, RS Teras, RS Fevas, ILCA (previously known as Laser), RS Aeros, 29ers, 420s, LR Scows, PY Dinghies, XODs, Nordic Folkboats, J80s, Cruiser Racers, Paddleboards, Canoes and many many more! Members are welcome to hire Club dinghies and paddle boards for the event, on a first come, first served basis! Hire a dinghy or paddleboard here.

The Club's prestigious PotterShip Race will take place during the Centenary Regatta Day, with a range of keelboats contesting for the famous silver PotterShip Trophy.

After an anchor meet and picnic, the Cruising Division and Motorboat Division will anchor dressed overall and prepare for review by HRH The Princess Royal. From here you can put your feet up and watch the racing!

An afternoon and evening of fun for all

On your return to shore there will be food, drinks and entertainment both at the clubhouse and on the Bath Road green. All members are welcome to join our 'Après Sail Festival.'

Tickets cost £15 for adults and £6 for children, which include drinks and cakes on return to shore, a commemorative programme and tokens for food from a number of different Street Foods. There will be fun and games on the green, live music, bars and food stalls around the Club.

Centenary Regatta Poster
Centenary Regatta Festival Plan

Après Sail Festival

After a fabulous day on the water, all members, their families, friends and participating crew are invited to join our "Après Sail Festival. Tickets cost £15 for adults and £6 for children.


Limited Access to Club Pontoon 

There will be limited access to the Club's pontoon from Friday morning. Please speak to the boatmen if you would like access. On Saturday, the boatmen will be operating a ferry service between 11:00 and 13:00. This is likely to be busy, so we encourage you to depart for your boats sooner rather than later! 

Collect your Festival Tickets on Saturday Morning!

On the day, collect your Festival tickets, wristbands and programmes from the Slipway Marquee, on the south side of the clubhouse between 08:00 and 12:00.

Over on the green, the Lymington RNLI will have an Atlantic 85 lifeboat on display and will be holding a Lifejacket Clinic from 09:30. There will also be tours of the lifeboat station during the day.

"Tally-off" Refreshments in the Slipway Marquee

On your return to shore, all dinghy sailors should tally-off in the Slipway Marquee where they can also enjoy a hot drink and cake. Keelboat racers and cruisers with Après Sail Festival wristbands are also very welcome to come to the Slipway Marquee to enjoy a hot drink and cake. 

Remember to enter your teams of 4 for the Tug of War and Haybale Games Grand Prix whilst in the Slipway Marquee!

Games on the Green

Games on the Bath Road green will start at 16:00, progressing to our Centenary Haybale Games from 17:00 to 18:30. Our Have-a-go games will be moved to the clubhouse after 18:30 for families to enjoy in the Solent Room. See the schedule below for our full games programme!
Games on the Green

Food and Drink

Food and drink will be available throughout the event. 

On Saturday the Club will open from 08:00 until 00:00. Breakfast will be available to eat in or takeaway until 12:00. Regatta food will be available in the clubhouse (eat in or takeaway) from 12:00 until 21:00 (Please note that the restaurant will not be operating a normal lunch or dinner service).

Your Festival ticket includes a food ticket. Additional food and snacks can be purchased, payable by bank payment card. All drinks will be payable by bank payment card (and Club membership card at the Club Bar and Pontoon Bar).


Regatta Menu


The Royal Rocks the River!

Enjoy live music sets from JG and the Ultimates and Carnaby Army on the balcony until 21:00. After that throw some moves to music in the Club bar with DJ John until 00:00.

16:00 - 17:30    JG & the Ultimates on the balcony
15:30 - 18:30    Music in the bandstand on the green
18:30 - 19:30    Carnaby Army on the balcony
19:30 - 20:00    Prize-giving on the balcony
20:00 - 21:00    Carnaby Army on the balcony
21:00 - 00:00   New Forest Live DJ John in the Club bar


Food and Drink at RLymYC Festival

Royal Visit

We are delighted to be welcoming HRH The Princess Royal during the Regatta Day. 

An official professional photographer will be present to take pictures of the day, which will be available after the event on the Club website. Please do not take your own pictures. We are publishing our own press releases about the event so please refrain from speaking to media or posting anything on social media, before and during the event. Any press enquiries should be directed to

Regatta Hub

Throughout the event our Regatta Hub will be open in the Slipway Lounge. Centenary merchandise will be on sale here, you'll also find a Cake Stall and our Pontoon Bar. Visit the Hub with any race queries, for event information, first aid and lost and found (people or items!). 

Centenary merchandise on sale will include: mugs, ties, cravats and baseball caps. Large Centenary Cruising Pennants will be on offer at £15.50 and we hope to have a stock of our NEW Limited Edition RLymYC Centenary Wessex Gin.