******* Press Announcement 30/10/2020 *******
The RYS regrets to announce that due to gale force winds forecast for the weekend of the planned P40 Nationals that the decision has been made to abandon racing for both Saturday and Sunday. It is hoped that the 2020 Nationals may be rescheduled for Spring 2021.
The Royal Yacht Squadron is delighted to welcome the Performance 40 Nationals (P40s) back to Cowes.
The regatta will take place over two days and include 4 races on the Saturday and 2 races on the Sunday.
WHAT IS A PERFORMANCE 40?
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.
Covid 19 Declarations form. (No sooner than 72 hours before the event please)