Royal Victoria Yacht Club Optimist Open
Royal Victoria Yacht Club
25/04/2020 - 26/04/2020

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Under advice from the RYA and IOCA, this event is now cancelled . Please call 01983 882325 for further information .

All paid event entries will be refunded .

Please contact for details for any refunds .

We hope to see you all at the RVYC sometime soon !

Best wishes

Jane Barrett Bellingham
Rear Commodore Sailing  

RVYC welcomes you the Optimist Open event 2020

As part of the Rooster Southern Traveller Series, the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Fishbourne will host a 2-day Optimist Open meeting on 25 & 26 April 2020 .

The event is open to all boats of the International Optimist class and will be run with a main and regatta fleet. There will be a maximum of 8 races for each fleet and racing will take place in the waters of the Eastern Solent in the vicinity of Wootton Creek

All competitors, parents and guardians will enjoy a temporary membership for the Royal Victoria Yacht Club for the duration of the event and are welcome to make full use of the facilities.  

Wightlink Ferry Discount

Wightlik Ferry Discount
Wightlink Ferries have kindly offered a 50% discount to all competitors traveling to the RVYC open.
Please call or email the office to make your bookings 01983882325  

Island Accommodation Options

NameLocationIndicative CostStyleWeb Address
Isle of Wight TreehouseWootton450 for 6 people for 2 nightsSomething
The Fishbourne InnFishbourne (Adjacent to club)85 for 2 people for 1 nightNice pub with
Grange FarmWootton90 for 2 people for 1 nightBed and Breakfast and Self Catering
TravelodgeNewport43 for a family roomWhat the tin says! Parking charges apply
TravelodgeRyde46 for a family roomAs above
Premier InnNewport73 for a family roomNicer than the Travelodge. Pub and parking on site
Kite Hill Caravan ParkWootton7.50 per nightLocal campsite
Wavells Quayside B&BWootton35pppnLocal B&B
Bridlesford Lodge FarmWootton40pppnLocal B&B
Hedges B&SWootton25pppnLocal B&B

Camping will be available on site at the Club premises for a nominal charge with access to Club facilities .  


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Entry Fees

Fleet Normal Late
Main Fleet £25.00 £35.00
Regatta Fleet £25.00 £35.00
Coached Regatta Fleet £25.00 £35.00

Late fee applies from 18 April


Notice of Race
Published 4th March 2020

Any questions

Contact: RVYC Office

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