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The 13th Annual Pilot Cutter Review 2019

We are excited to announce that the 13th Annual Pilot Cutter Review will be running from the 23rd to the 26th May 2019. Make sure that you save the date. 

Come join this fantastic long weekend racing and socialising with fellow pilot cutter crews and friends! Agnes will be returning to defend her title with Luke Powell at the helm. There are opportunities to join her crew and defend her crown. 

Race with Luke Powell at the 2019 Pilot Cutter Review

We will announce more details as they are confirmed but a draft weekends schedule (as per previous years) is as follows:

Day 1 – Thursday 23rd  May 2019

Pilot Cutters gather in Fowey 

Social Event 1

Opening evening in Fowey, only for Review Participants and invited guests.

Pilot Cutter meet in Fowey for the 13th Annual Pilot Cutter 2019
Pilot Cutter meet in Fowey for the 13th Annual Pilot Cutter 2019

Day 2 – Friday 24th May 2019

Passage

Passage from Fowey to St Mawes – Start time 10am adjacent to Royal Fowey Yacht Club start line.
This is a Parade of Sail as we leave Fowey Harbour subject to weather, the Harbour Masters approval and shipping movements on the day.

Depending on the wind arrival in St Mawes is from about 2pm.

Social Event 2

Evening social event in St Mawes

the Pilot cutters leave Fowey on the Annual Pilot Cutter Review- What a sight
the Pilot cutters leave Fowey on the Annual Pilot Cutter Review- What a sight

Day 3 – Saturday 25th  May 2017

Race 1

10 am Race from two of St Mawes outer harbour limit buoys in a staggered pursuit race with one course in the Carrick Roads or out into Falmouth Bay.

Race 2

2pm Race from two of St Mawes outer harbour limit buoys in a staggered pursuit race with one course in the Carrick Roads or out into Falmouth Bay.

Social Event 3

Relaxed Evening Gathering  for Pilot Cutter​s.

Race against other pilot cutters in the 2019 annual pilot cutter review in cornwall
Race against other pilot cutters in the 2019 annual pilot cutter review in cornwall

Sunday 26th May

Race 3 

13.30 Race from two of St Mawes outer harbour limit buoys in a staggered pursuit race with one course in the Carrick Roads or out into Falmouth Bay.

Social Event 4

Prize Giving 

If you are the owner of a pilot cutter and you wish to compete Melissa from the Classic sailing office will be in touch in the New year with more details 

The Pilot Cutter Macotte ghosting into St Mawes under her ballon Jib
The Pilot Cutter Macotte ghosting into St Mawes under her ballon Jib

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