- 03 September 2016
The Regatta is the premier event on the sailing calendar for 2016 with yacht, keelboat and dinghy racing taking place each day.
The 2016 Largs Regatta Week, sponsored by CalMac Ferries Ltd, commences on Saturday August 27th 2016 with the Cumbraes Weekend. This is followed by three nights of racing mid-week in the 100 Guineas Series, and concludes with the Hems Kalis Open Dinghy series and Round Arran Keelboat race on Saturday September 3rd 2016.
Other races include the popular Two Handed Race and the Firth of Clyde Rowing Club Annual Regatta.
The National 18's and RS200's are already planning to include the Cumbraes Weekend as part of their Travellers Series in 2016.
On the social side, events inlcude a welcoming BBQ and marquee party with live music, as well as a themed Regatta Dinner and prize giving.
Follow the link to see the write-up, results and photos from the Largs Regatta Week racing
Largs Regatta Week is not just about the sailing. The social element is just as spectacular as the Ayrshire coastline!
- RNLI Ceilidh & Party - On Friday 26th August, the RNLI are hosting a fundraising Ceilidh & Party in the Regatta marquee at Largs Yacht Haven. The opening night of the regatta promises to be energetic with dancing and music! Tickets are available from the marina reception priced at £5.
- Marquee Party - Kick off the Regatta week in style with a party, BBQ and band in the Regatta Marquee on Saturday 27th August.
- Regatta Dinner with VIP Speaker - As the Olympics in Rio draw to a close, Largs will be covered with a touch of Brazilian sparkle at the themed Regatta Dinner on Friday 2nd September. We're delighted that 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Bronze Medallist swimmer and Olympic commentator Rob Woodhouse will be our guest speaker. Rob will be giving a unique and special insight into the Olympics both as a competitor and as a memeber of the media. At Largs Sailing Club from 7pm, tickets available from the club or Marina Office, £15 per person.
Thank you to lead sponsor CalMac Ferries Ltd for their kind support of the event. Largs Yacht Haven is also proud to be a sponsor of Largs Regatta Week once again. The regatta is open to visiting boats with a friendly, sociable and competitive regatta GUARANTEED!!! Berthing packages are also available for visiting competitors. Contact us for further information.
The event is hosted in partnership between Largs Sailing Club, Scottish Sailing Institute, Fairlie Yacht Club and Largs Yacht Haven.
If your class is also interested in participating in the event, then please contact Largs Sailing Club on 01475 670000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Go to Official Largs Regatta Week website