Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally

Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally – Friday 29th July to Sunday 1st August 2016

Annual event, details for 2016 coming soon…

classic boat rally plymouth barbicanBack in 2013 we teamed up with the Classic Boat Rally organisers to help provide social media coverage and send word about this eye catching event.

The event saw over 76 classic boats on show over 5 days!

The event will see hundreds of crew members visiting local Barbican restaurants, cafes, shops and accommodation. This together with drawing in large local crowds to the area will see the Barbican become a hive of actively during the 25th – 28th July 2014.

Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2014

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Photos from the 2013 Plymouth Classic Boat Rally

Gallery Part 1 – Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2013
Gallery Part 2 – Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2013 (includes walkabout by Plymouth’s Deputy Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress)
Gallery Part 3 – Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2013 (images from Sunday)

+ View photos of the Gipsy Moth IV moored next to Cap’n Jaspers – 21st July 2013
+ Top Live music line up revealed for Plymouth Classic Boat Rally – 23rd July 2013

Here’s some key points about this years rally:

+ Over 76 Classic boats will be on display.
+ The classic boats will be moored near Cap’n Jaspers.
+ On Sunday the Classics will be racing in the Plymouth Sound from 1pm-4pm.
+ The famous Gipsy Moth IV will be on display and available to hire for a full or half day trip (more details via the Tourist Information Centre or Gipsy Moth Website).
+ Pontoon access will be available allowing you to get close to the boats and speak to the crews.
+ Local skilled boat builders will be available to talk to about their skills.
+ A children’s trail will be available during the rally. Can you spot all the boats on the trail? (details from the Tourist Information Centre)
+ Wooden boat building demonstrations shore side by 2 classics builders and
+ SATURDAY – Live Music : Acoustic music, light rock and pop – 2pm to 9pm (by Cap’n Jaspers)
+ SUNDAY – Live Music : Rhythm and Blues Music – 2pm to 9pm (by Cap’n Jaspers)
+ See the full list of live acts for the weekend here.
+ On Tuesday 30 July – 1100hrs a feeder race to Fowey Classic Boat Rally starts in the Sound and other boats either go to an event in Brittany. Should be a sight to see in the Plymouth Sound 🙂

And there is more to come! Details to appear here as we get them 🙂

Also see : for further information on timings and more.

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