Annual event starts this weekend

The Southerly Regatta

2012 starts this weekend as the

Southerly fleet assembles at the Royal Western Yacht Club in Plymouth.

The five-day annual event is now in its 21st year, sponsored by Selden, Raymarine, Lewmar and our sister title Yachting

World, with yachts sailing between Plymouth and Fowey.

A varied itinerary of

social functions includes the Grand Prize Giving Evening at RWYC.

Amongst the Southerly fleet are

the new Southerly 47 and new Southerly 420 with owners coming from as far

afield as New Zealand and America to attend the event.