Shrimper Owners Association

Solent Programme 2022

30th January

Sunshine cruise: lunch at Royal Victoria Yacht Club, IOW

10th February

Lunch at The Ship in Swanwick

19th March

Annual Spring Lunch at The Rising Sun, Warsash

27th April

Possible start of a mini cruise to Poole.

Contact before 26th March

3rd - 6th May

Cruise to Bembridge/ Seaview, Island Harbour, Buckler’s Hard

11th June Cruise to Itchenor (The Ship) & Birdham Classic Boat Festival
27th June - 1st July West Solent Rally: to Island Harbour, Yarmouth, Lymington & Bucklers Hard
18th & 19th July Bembridge Harbour (9 places available)
26 - 29th July CANCELLED...Rally to Gosport, Emsworth, Bembridge 
August? Lunch cruise to Wootton Bridge tba
August? Lunch cruise to Ryde tba
14th August Lunch cruise to Dell Quay (The Crown)
25th August Nab Tower
31st August - 4th September Late Summer Rally: to Bembridge, Cowes, Buckler's Hard & Swanwick (note change of venue due to Regatta at Warsash)
8 -12th September Autumn Cruise in Portsmouth Harbour: Royal Clarence, Wicor Marine/ Fareham & Port Solent 
19th OR 26th September

Possible start of a mini cruise to Poole.

Contact by 1st September


Other dates to be aware of:

1 - 5th June Old Gaffers Regatta, Yarmouth (Harbour full)
11 - 18th June Solent Crabber Rally
20th June Start of ISW in Scotland
25th June Round the Island Race (many Solent Marinas full 24th &25th)
30th July - 6th Aug Cowes Week (many Solent Marinas full)
2 - 4th September SOA Open Championships - Falmouth



In Chichester Gerry McGeehan has said he is happy to promote another season of "Chichester Harbour Cruises" for the year ahead. However, his partner Denise is giving up work this year so it is possible Gerry and "Sniff" may not be around to make some of the cruises. With this in mind he has suggested that, unless anybody else wishes to take over the organisation,  the cruises this year are all located on the regular course that we used last year. ie The Emsworth Channel west of Marker point. He has said he will act as "starter" when he attends, however on the occasions that he cannot attend the cruises will need to be started by another participant. Unless anybody else wishes to contact Gerry and step forward to co-ordinate the cruises he will circulate details of some 


NOTE the above events are subject to being able to comply with the Coronavirus regulations in place at the time

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