Folkboat racing

Both Nordics and British/Classsic Folkboats race. The Nordics mostly race scratch as a fleet. With the biggest fleet in Lymington. Yarmouth and Lymington race a lot together and sometimes with the Hamble fleet. They race most weekends throughout the seasonwith both Lymington and Yarmouth having weekday evening races. The British/Classic Folkboats normally race in handicap classes but at some regattas they all race together (Cowes Classic Week). Folkboats race in mixed classes at many yacht and sailing clubs all round the country from the Firth of Clyde to Falmouth and the East Coast. There are also opportunities to race in Europe, mostly in Germany and Scandinavia. The Folkboat Gold Cup for Nordics is held in a different country each year.

Latest UK Regattas

Round the Island Race: 25th June

Cowes Classics Week: 25thJune – 1st July

Taittinger RSYC Regatta: 22nd – 24th July

Cowes Week: 30th July – 6th August

Falmouth Week: 5th- 14th August

Folkboat Week: 20th – 27th August

Hamble Classics Regatta: 10th- 11th September

Nordic Nationals & Sessan Cup: 17th – 22nd September

Latest fleet calendars & results

R Lym YC Nordic Folkboat racing programme

Royal Solent YC programme

Results for Royal Lymington Folkboat Racing

Results for Royal Solent Folkboat Racing

R Lym YC Nordic Folkboat racing programme

Europe Regattas

Gold Cup Kiel: 17th – 21st June

Folkboat week

Folkboat Week is the biggest gathering of Folkboats of all kinds each year. Held at the end of August in Yarmouth, hosted by the Royal Solent Yacht Club. Not all boats race, there is scratch racing for the Nordics and Handicap racing for everyone else. With a variety of different types of races; round the cans, long distance and windward/leeward races and social gathering each evening there is something for everyone.

Round the island race

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Sessan Cup

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Save the Dates

Latest regatta images

Click here to see – Round the Island Race 3rd July

Latest fleet images

Click here to see – Round the Island Race 3rd July

Folkboat fleets & sailing clubs

Royal victoria yacht club

Royal southern yacht club

Royal southampton