Royal Yacht Squadron’s Solent Summer Celebration

Entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Solent Summer celebration of 200 years, the RYS International Bicentenary Regatta have been successful in reaching sixty and are still counting as entries are on their ways to continue to arrive on a regular basis. A much hoped for fourth J-class yacht Rainbow has just confirmed that she will be joining the other three that include Lionheart, Velsheda and Ranger for highly anticipated Solent spectacular.

Some more additions that confirm their lining up on the start line of seven day regatta, commencing from 25th July include the William Fife Design Mariquita that is widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful classic yachts in terms of sailing. Built in 1911 and restored to complete glory in 2003, Mariquita once again reflects herself to be a serious contender into a packed European racing program in recent years.
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