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Falmouth Sailing Week 2024 -10th -17th August

Published 00:00 on 15 Mar 2024

10th -17th August

Falmouth Sailing Week 2024 is now open for entry. Ready for the tactical approach manoeuvres up to the start line in August.  Seven days of varied racing will be on offer for over 20 classes ranging from IRC1 racing yachts through to Mirror dinghies. 

Over 40 volunteers are involved with the race management and organising of this historic annual event that has its origins in the late 19th century. The Port of Falmouth Sailing Association (PoFSA) is, once again, the organising body for Falmouth Sailing Week.  

Starting with a skippers briefing at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club on the evening of Saturday August 10th   The starters gun goes off the following morning.  

The regattas are hosted by six clubs starting with Helford River Sailing Club on the 11th, then its off to Mylor Yacht Club on the 12th; Restronguet Sailing Club, 13th.  On Wednesday 14th August there will be the two standalone races hosted by POFSA: The Mainbrace Rum Race for the Carrick fleet and The Ancasta Champagne Race for those classes racing in Falmouth Bay.  Royal Cornwall Yacht Clubs regatta day follows on the 15th; St Mawes Sailing Club, 16th and Flushing Sailing Club on the 17th for the final regatta and overall FSW24 prizegiving. 

On each day the clubs will offer post regatta hospitality, refreshments and award their own club trophies and prizes to competitors. 

Racing takes place either in the harbour, Carrick Roads or out in Falmouth Bay. Daily entries, three-day series and seven, daily entries all possible, dependant on your class. Something for everyone in this popular Corinthian regatta.  

This year the entry fees are frozen to those of 2023 and there will be free entry to all Juniors 18 and under. Register by midnight, 21st of July for early bird rates, saving a further £55. 

Theres a fantastic social scene shoreside organised by PoFSAs shoreside partners: Falmouth Town council, Falmouth BID and Southwest Bars and Events with music and family events held in Falmouth throughout the regatta week.  Competitors are entitled to a 50% reduction in tickets for the Waterfront concerts. 

The Falmouth Sailing Week race management would like to get expressions of interest as early as possible so we can organise the class splits in advance.  This year there is an offer of a FREE ENTRY to a skipper who has registered their interest directly to the race office by midnight on May 11th.  To be eligible, please email The lucky winning skippers name will be pulled out of the PoFSA sou wester and notified immediately. 

The Notice of Race has been posted and entries are open!  FSW_NOR_2024.pdf (

For all the detail head to the sailing pages of the Falmouth Week Website:

Keep a weather eye out on the PoFSA socials (@falmouthsailing) during the run up to August. 

The sponsors for FSW24 are: Mylor Yacht Harbour, Hine Downing Solicitors, Velos Insurance Group, Evelyn Partners, River Boatyard, Mainbrace Rum, Ancasta Falmouth and The Flip Flop Shop; Super Yacht Services Falmouth, Indidog Eatery, the St Mawes Scent Room, Mariners Supply Company, Falmouth Town Council and Southwest Bars and Events

Image: Nick Gill

Jane Wright

Vice Chair, Port of Falmouth Sailing Association

07927 408996

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Last updated 12:43 on 20 March 2024

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