The Easter Rally is a 4-5 day event. Those who can arrive early on Thursday are invited to gather at anchor in Osbourne Bay. We will then all meet at Southampton Ocean Village Marina, where we have berths reserved for one night on Friday. We will head to Cowes Yacht Haven on Saturday where we have reservations for two nights.
This event runs over several nights in port. Participants can register and join us for all or parts of the event.
Good Friday 7th April
Crews will make their way to the Southampton Ocean Village Marina for Friday Evening.
Skippers make own catering arrangements.
Intention to go to The London for drinks.
Easter Saturday 8th April
Head to Cowes Yacht Haven. Evening meal at Royal London Yacht Club Cowes.
Starter: Ardennes Pate with Sourdough Toast
Main: Confit of Duck with Dijon Mash and Fine Green Beans
Starter: Avocado with Salad Pea Shoots, Mange Tout and Confit Lemon
Main: Aubergine Parmigiani with red pepper jus
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Apple Tart Tatin with Vanilla Ice Cream
Mini Cheese Board
Easter Sunday 9th April
Day in Cowes. Walk to Newport along disused railway. BBQ or catering on board.
Easter Monday 10th April
Head for home ports.
Notes for Skippers
HW Portsmouth: Friday 13:11, Saturday 13:42, Sunday 14:15, Monday 14:54
Advance Bookings Required:
GETTING HELP TO JOIN US
Crew seeking berths are initially advised to visit the club Facebook ‘Crew Match’ page. If you are unsuccessful or not in the Facebook group, you are welcome to contact the event host.
Land based participants are as always welcome to join, and may wish to take advantage of one of the local hotels or B&B's in the area.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
1. Register your attendance via the S&CA website by Monday 3rd April
2. Visit the Facebook CrewMatch page for all crewing opportunities
3. Upon approach, skippers will be required to contact the harbour / marina by VHF for specific berthing instructions. (please state you are part of the S&CA / Sailing & Cruising Association Rally)
4. You can bring along friends, but remember to ‘add guest’ at the point of your registration. Guests can only be added at the time of registration. If you later want to add a guest and the event did not require payment please cancel your registration and re-register adding your guest. If your registration did require payment please contact the event host.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
The club will endeavour to provide full refunds for event charges when cancellations are made by you through the Website and made in good time. Normally, a week before the event is due to take place will be sufficient.
If the club has made third party bookings, paid deposits or made other commitments, it may be that only a partial refund or no refund is offered.
Where a refund is requested due to dissatisfaction with third party goods or services, a refund will only be offered if such refund is also made to the club by the third party.
Your host will be Andrew Palmer
Any questions, please email [email protected]
Sailing & Cruising Association