The Royal Yacht Squadron is delighted to host this years Performance 40 Nationals (P40).
The regatta will take place over two days and include 4 races on the Saturday and 3 races on the Sunday. Whilst most races will be windward leeward style, there will also be one “round the cans” race on each day to ensure navigators are kept on their toes.
A ‘Performance 40’ is a Cruiser/Racer around 40ft and will be defined by the below limitations, which utilises information from her IRC Certificate. Also known as a P40, the intention is for this to be a mostly ‘Corinthian’ Class, where family and friends get a taste of Grand Prix style Racing.
For reference a Beneteau First 40 is at the bottom of the rating band and an X Yachts XP44 is at the top of the band. The band includes, but is not limited to; J111’s, J122’s, J133’s, J121, IMX40’s, Grand Soleil 43’s, Arcona 41’s, JND 39’s, Corby 41’s, Mills 39’s, Matt 12’s, Farr 40’s, King 40’s, Azuree 46’s etc.