Shamrock Quay is hosting a one-day extravaganza, bringing together land and sea with a combined motor show and sailing open day. Don’t miss Marina Boats Ltd’s new vessel launch, offering the chance to experience the living-on-board lifestyle. Back by popular demand, the marina will also be hosting CLASSICS on the Quay, a gala of beautiful vintage cars, ideal for motoring enthusiasts and anyone with a taste for the finer things in life.
For the younger members of the family there will be remote controlled boat racing on offer. Saber Power Sports will also be providing high performance Honda Race Boat rides. To finish off the day, Shamrock Quay will be hosting drinks on the terrace at its popular restaurant, Quay FIFTEEN.
Sunday 28 May
|8am - 10.30am||Yellow Welly - 'Sailors' Breakfast'|
|10.30am - 3.30pm||Classics on the Quay|
|10am - 4pm||'Living on-board lifestyle' experience with Inspiration Marine's Marina Boat open day|
|11am - 4pm||Honda Race boat rides with Saber Power Sports|
|11.30am - 1pm||Radio control boat racing|
4pm - 9pm
|Drinks on the Quay FIFTEEN terrace|
Southampton Sailing Week kicks off from Ocean Village Marina with lots to see and be involved in on the water. Friday morning, 10am, Banana Wharf will host the World's Biggest Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The main event kicks off with a Berts & Gerts crafts and vintage market, Ocean Village Marina will be a hub of nautical inspired costume and fashion for the day. At 2.30pm visitors can enjoy an exclusive House of Gallet fashion show, with the latest summer trends sweeping down the main promenade. The afternoon will also see a ‘Mermaids in the Marina’ fancy dress competition take place, shells and fins at the ready!
The evening welcomes Music in the Marina, a highlight in the events calendar, showcasing over 150 musicians for a symphony of classical music overlooking the water.
Saturday 27 May
|10am - 4pm|
|12pm - 1.30pm||Parade of Sail|
|2.30pm - 3pm||House of Gallet Fashion Show|
|4pm - 6pm||Music in the Marina|
Hamble Point Marina kicks off the Southampton Sailing Week weekend with an evening under the stars, on Friday 26 May, for an open air cinema screening of the Hollywood classic, Grease. With food and drinks available from The Ketch Rigger you can unwind before settling down at 8.30pm with picnics and blankets for a fabulous evening singing along to one of the world’s most loved musicals, whilst looking out across the marina as the sun sets.
The next day, Hamble will be hosting a fabulous Sailing Open Day, starting at 10am. It promises to be a fantastic day out for the whole family, with complementary RIB rides, Segway experiences and a miniature petting farm just some of the activities planned. An exclusive stand from Isle of Wight Distillery will also showcase some of the very best locally produced spirits, including Mermaid Gin, Rock Sea Vodka and Apple Pie Moon Shine, perfect for an afternoon tipple!
In the evening an after-show party at Ketch Rigger is open to all – expect fabulous food and drinks in a beautiful setting, with an Elvis Tribute Band set to close the festivities.
Saturday 27 May
|9am - 10am||Pre-show breakfast at Port Hamble Marina's Banana Wharf|
|10am - 5pm|
|5pm - 7pm||After-show dinner at Port Hamble Marina's Banana Wharf with live music|