13th October, 2018 08:00 - 15:00

Sailing Amplefordians Arrow Trophy 13 - 14 October 2018


Calling all Amplefordian yacht sailors. Join the OA Benetau F40 in the Arrow Trophy regatta, 13-14 October 2018, Cowes

An Amplefordian yacht, helmed by Ruaraidh Plummer (St Hugh’s 2006), will participate in this year’s Arrow Trophy, the annual yacht race between the alumni of about 30 independent schools.

The race uses the Sunsail racing fleet of Benetau First F40’s.

If you have some yacht cruising and/or racing experience, and would like to join us, please send an email to Alex Dufort, alex@dufort.com who is assembling the crew of approximately 10 sailors.

The costs will be shared between the crew. Accommodation is either aboard (5 – 6 berths), or ashore in Cowes.

The race schedule is shown below.

Race schedule link http://www.arrowtrophy.org.uk/race-schedule

FRIDAY 12th October 2018
Assemble at Sunsail, Port Solent. Plenty of PARKING.
Download directions [PO6 4TH] – Tel: 02392 222300 / 222336
The Sunsail’s F40 fleet will be available from Sunsail at Port Solent from 1900 hrs [as their T&Cs].
Sunsail will try to make boats available before 1900 hrs but this is not guaranteed.

Motor or sail over to Cowes Yacht Haven
The Royal London welcomes participants and their families for the duration of the regatta.
Royal London hospitality and accommodation offers.
Call the Clubhouse – Tel: 01983 299727.
Accommodation is also available…
Duke of York (Mill Hill Road, Cowes)
B & B information (Cowes)
Hotels and Pubs (Cowes)

SATURDAY 13th October 2018
Briefing at 0800 hrs Cowes Yacht Haven
Races 1-4, from 1000 hrs
Arrow Trophy Dinner and Prize Giving at 1900 hrs
At Cowes Yacht Haven Events Centre

SUNDAY 14th October 2018
Briefing at 0830 hrs Cowes Yacht Haven
Races 5-6, from 1000 hrs [top 4 teams match racing; remainder fleet racing]
Return to Port Solent by approx 1500 hrs