Charity Sailing Regatta

proudly sponsored by

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competing on the Helford River

Friday 14th July 4-6pm

We look forward to welcoming you to the Helford River to watch our schools’ end of term Sailing Regatta
whilst enjoying Buck’s Fizz, Beer and delicious eats*.

Tickets are free, thanks to our kind sponsor, but please register here so that we know you are coming 
and can let you know if we are forced to cancel in the case of severe wet weather.

Please bring cash for our fundraising raffle with generous prizes from a number of local companies

*Drink options: Orange Juice, Buck’s Fizz & Beer
Food options: Gear Farm Sausage Rolls, Veggie Sausage Rolls & Gluten-Free Rolls, Chocolate Brownies




4pm – 5.30pm  Schools Regatta – on shore activities in poor weather

5.30pm               Regatta Prize Giving

5.45pm               Shanty singing and an opportunity for young people to try out gig rowing

6pm                     Raffle draw, with amazing prizes from the generous donors below:

Raffle prizes include:

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The weather

We always operate with safety first so if the winds get too much, we will cancel the water activities and hit the beach but fingers crossed we will be going ahead – rain never stops our play! Wet weather gear at the ready…

Porth Saxon Beach, Mawnan Smith TR11 5HX

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While Porth Saxon Beach may be slightly off the beaten path, its seclusion adds to its appeal.

Visitors can park their vehicles either at Mawnan Old Church, Bosveal National Trust Car Park above Durgan Village, or on Carwinion Road in Mawnan Smith Village, and embark on a scenic walk to the beach. The cricket club have kindly let us use their field for parking, also.

Boat transfers:


In light of the Yellow weather warning, we cannot put boats on the water therefore we assume the ferries will not be operating. Please park north side and walk as per the routes on the map.

Boat transfers from Helford Passage and Helford Village are also available, with many thanks to Helford River Boats who will be using their Sea Truck landing craft allowing almost step-free embarkation.

Should you wish to arrive via your own boat, please drop your anchor away from the Regatta area and hail one of our dinghies to give you a lift to shore.


  • Mawnan Old Church
  • Bosveal NT Car Park above Durgan Village
  • Carwinion Road in Mawnan Smith Village
  • Carwinion Cricket Club car park –  the field is closed due to water-logging

Special thanks go to