Get Ready !!
Big V Sail is a fantastic new race from Portsmouth to
Cork that was staged for the first time in 2006. The Big V
offers sailors an exciting new offshore race and creating an
innovative and practical Cork Week feeder race for those yachts
entered into the world famous Cork Week regatta
Designed as a warm up to Cork Week.The Big V Sail will
set off from Portsmouth and Plymouth to skim the seas to Ireland
where a party and prizes await. 2xs will depart from Portsmouth.
1000- Onwards Arrive
and register, and meet up with your crew. If you haven't' already
check out your boat and its moorings and make final checks
for the big day.
1800- Welcome party at Tiger Tiger.
1900- Watch the footie World Cup on the big screens. Party till your skipper calls it a day.
0800 Barbecue Breakfast is served.
0945 Blessing of the boats.
1000 First yachts start heading to the start point.
1100- Confetti cannon marks the start of the race.
1pm/2pm/3pm/4pm- Staggered start times for remaining boats.
Start times are approximate only and are subject to class
splits that will be determined at the discretion of the race
1900- Fastest boats expected to begin arriving in Cork.
All boats due to arrive in Cork
1800- Irish Welcome in The Admiral Drake pub in Cork
1900 Post race party and prize giving ceremony
Please contact 2xs on 07802 652 742 or email
a Berth" events allow individuals an affordable
way to get onboard a high class racing yacht & compete to
the highest level in major events.
Whether its to come racing or just to say you have been
onboard 2xs we hope to see you soon.
Live life 2xs - Sail 2xs !!
From the 2xs Team