Gentlemans Class – This is for those who wish to race without Spinnakers, Gennakers or Cruising Chutes. We expect circa 60 boats in this division and the class may be further split to keep numbers in the 20-30 boats per class.
IRC Class(es) – We expect up to 12 divisions with circa 30 boats per class. As always we intend keeping the bands tight to ensure good close racing.
1720 Class – Indications are we should have circa 20 boats and the class have decided to sail on all courses during the week, ensuring plenty of variety.
SB3 Class – We are told by the class to expect up to 60 boats.
TP52 – Currently 5 TP’s entered and will race under IRC for the Carroll Challenge Cup, another few would be nice.
IRC Zero – A great line up of US Boats attending including three new STP 65’s plus the new ‘Numbers’ and ‘Rambler’
Farr 45 – Last time we had 11 of these boats hopefully the same again would be great.
X-35 Class – This class are having their UK Nationals at our event, so we expect in excess of 15 boats. The class will sail all courses during the week so will benefit from the variety of a courses.
X-332 – This class are having their Championship of Great Britain & Ireland so we are expecting 15 boats.
Hunter 707 – This class is expecting to return in strong numbers again.
Beneteau 31.7 – We are hoping here for over 10 boats
Sigma 38 – Strong presense expected of this popular class again
J109 – This class is having its Irish Nationals and is expecting over 20 boats
Corporate Class – This class is for Sailing Schools and Charter Boats who have one Group 3 sailor onboard and Boat Dealers who wish to sail with customers. One Group 3 Sailor is allowed per boat in this class.
There has been a trend over the years of boats generally getting bigger and also having deeper draft. In Crosshaven we have a fixed amount of space in particular from a draft perspective and we will consider limiting entries, if we cannot fit anymore boats into the river – so get your entry in. All in all its shaping up to be a great event.