Largs Regatta Week

Fleet of Yachts at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Laser at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Dinghies Racing at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Hurricane 5.9 at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Fleet of Yachts at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Fleet of Yachts at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Hurricane 5.9 at Largs Regatta Week 2012, Photo by Marc Turner

Photo by: Marc Turner

Cal Mac Largs Regatta Week 2017

Largs Regatta Week, supported by Cal Mac, is the highlight of the season for the sailors at Largs, run by The Scottish Sailing Institute, Fairlie Yacht Club, and Largs Sailing Club. There is racing for Cruiser-Racers, Sportsboats, Etchells, Catamarans, and Dinghies. Cumbraes Weekend has a unique character with its mix of round the cans, and distance racing, together with our great socials. There was a good entry in 2016 with 35 dinghies and over 30 keelboats.

Entries are open for the full programme of racing and socials during Regatta Week from 26th August to 3rd September.  There is an early entry discount for entering the Regatta Weekend before the 19th August, and also a discount for entering all parts together. Entry forms and NOR can be found at the following links:

The entry form for the Regatta Weekend can be used to enter all parts.

LRW Socials

As in previous years, there is a full social programme:

  • Friday 25th Aug - RNLI fundraising ceilidh
  • Saturday 26th Aug - Geraldo’s Regatta Ginfest (afternoon)
  • Saturday 26th Aug - Live music and dancing in the marquee
  • Friday 1st Sept - America’s Cup Regatta Dinner
  • Sunday 3rd Sept - Regatta brunch and prizegiving of Yacht and Dinghy of the Week

Largs Regatta Week Cumbraes Weekend

Cal Mac LRW starts with racing round the cans, and round the Island
Sat 26th Aug 2017
Sun 27th Aug 2017

Largs Regatta Week supported by CalMac kicks off with the Cumbraes weekend of racing. On Saturday Keelboats will have up to four races on various courses to the north of Great Cumbrae, Dinghies and Catamarans will race in Largs Channel. On Sunday racing will be round the Island(s) of Cumbrae with a start and finish near the entrance to Largs Yacht Haven.

100 Guineas Series

CalMac LRW continues with a series of evening races
Tue 29th Aug 2017 to Thu 31st Aug 2017

Largs Regatta Week continues through the week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, with racing for dinghies and keelboats. The dinghies will be split into fast and slow handicap classes, and the keelboats into IRC, CYCA and restricted sail classes.

For full details see: www.largsregattaweek.co.uk

Hems Kalis Dinghy Series

Finish the Cal Mac LRW with some racing in the Channel
Sat 2nd Sep 2017

Concluding Largs Regatta Week for the dinghies and catamarans is the Hems Kalis Dinghy Series. Dinghies will be split into fast and slow handicap classes, with the first start at 1200, and three races, back to back, on windward-leeward courses in the Largs Channel.
Full details will be available at www.largsregattaweek.co.uk

Photo by Marc Turner

Scottish Two Handed Race

Finish the Cal Mac LRW with some short handed passage racing.
Sat 2nd Sep 2017

Concluding Largs Regatta Week for the Keelboats is the Scottish Two Handed Race.