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The Whitstable Forts Race Weekend 2020 - Entry now open!

The entry for the Whitstable Forts Race Weekend on 23rd and 24th May 2020 is now open! Go to to enter.
This year’s event has a change informat to enable even more people to take part. On the Saturday we have The Forts Race - a long distance race to the Red Sands Forts (approx 13km offshore) and back. This race is open to all dinghies and sports catamarans with a PY of 1000 or lower. For slower boats, we’ll hold The Bay Race with a shorter course off Whitstable Yacht Club. On Sunday we have the Endurance Race - A long distance race with radiating legs off Whitstable Yacht Club, east to Herne Bay Pier head, West up the Swale Estuary, and North to the channel markers off Sheppey. This race will be open to all dinghies and catamarans with a PY of 1270 and lower.
To encourage members to enter, there’s a special discounted rate of only £20 for the first 30 entries from Whitstable Yacht Club members! 
For all the information about the event, see