Construction Industry Sailing Cup - In Aid Of CRASH

05 July 2024

Friday 5th July 2024 will see the return of The Construction Industry Sailing Cup in aid of CRASH. The exclusive event will be hosted on board Prometheus Sailing and Sunsail’s fleet of luxury Sunsail 41.0 yachts, and will raise money for CRASH - the construction industry’s charity. 

The day will allow a perfect opportunity to network with other professionals in the industry and enjoy some friendly competition on the water with a series of matched fleet races. The regatta is a fantastic team building event and a wonderful opportunity to 

For every yacht that enters, a charitable donation to CRASH is included in the package, meaning the regatta will not only be fun for the industry, but will raise substantial funds for a fantastic cause.

The regatta takes starts and finishes in Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth and is within easy reach of train stations, Southampton Airport and the M27, with ample free parking at the marina. 

About CRASH

CRASH is the construction industry’s charity that helps homelessness and hospice organisations with their construction projects – creating places that care for people when they’re at their most vulnerable.

CRASH unites the industry and channels the expertise and products of companies, to transform hostels and day centres for homeless people across the UK. CRASH also helps children and adults who need end of life care in a hospice, by creating caring environments where families can spend precious time together.

Itinerary

Thursday 4th July, 2024 - Practice Charters 

Practice charters are available the day before the race. 

Friday 5th July, 2024 - Race Day

08:30 Hrs  Teams arrive for Registration & Breakfast at Wildwood

09:00 Hrs  Introductions to your Skippers and Mate

09:30 Hrs  Safety brief and head out to the race area on the Solent.

10:55 Hrs  First warning signal from Race Control 

11:00 Hrs  Race 1 commences.

12:30 Hrs  Lunch will be served on board

13:00 Hrs  Up to 2- 3 races planned

16:30 Hrs Teams return to Port Solent

17:00 Hrs  Prize giving, Charity Raffle and Afternoon Tea at Wildwood Restaurant.

 Please note that all onshore catering will be at Wildwood

(All timings are weather dependant and subject to change)

Secure a new Sunsail 41.0 for this event 

In 2020, Sunsail welcomed 12 new Jeanneau racing yachts to its UK fleet. The brand new Sunsail 41.0 is a cutting edge Performance Cruiser/Racer that combines incredible sailing performance with a revolutionary deck and interior design that is unparalleled in the sailing market, and is already a winner of multiple awards and positive test sail reviews. 

  • Matched fleet with nine berths, spacious interior and twin helm
  • Unrivalled racing experience
  • Cutting edge design
  • Twin wheel steering for easy handling
  • Competitively priced