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Bosham Classic Boat Revival - Entry now open

The village of Bosham, on the shores of Chichester Harbour, will once again welcome classic racing dinghy owners for the annual Bosham Classic Boat Revival.

This year's event will comprise five races over the two day regatta, from 2 to 3 September, using the full scope of Chichester Harbour for some varied and interesting racing.

Over the past six years the event has attracted over 50 different classes to race and be admired.

The criteria is simple.

The event is open to classic class racing dinghies that are over 25 years old, were designed before 1965, have a PY of less than 1450 and have or had an active class association and open meeting circuit.

Boats may be constructed of wood or GRP although entry priority will be given to wooden boats.

Regular classes entering include:

The Alabcore, Chichester Harbour 18, Devon Yawl, Enterprise, Fireball, Finn, International 14, Jollyboat, National 12 & 18, Merlin Rocket, Yachting World Dayboat, & 12m2 Sharpie to name a few.

Hornet class - Click image for a larger image

One of the event highlights is the Concours d’Elegance, awarded by the judging panel to the restoration best showcasing the hours of skill and craftsmanship bestowed on these classic racing dinghies.

Bosham Sailing Club will be delighted to see competitors and their families on both Friday and Saturday nights, with supper available and well live music.

Accommodation/camping pitches for competitors have been offered by some local residents, and there are local B&Bs available.

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