The Port of Felixstowe International Regatta 2007


General Information


There is a new building adjacent to the Lightship which will be used to augment the facilities of the marquee, any references to the marquee include this building.


Regatta Headquarters

The Regatta Headquarters prior to the Regatta will be Box PoF, c/o Walton & Frinton YC, Mill Lane, Walton on the Naze, CO14 8PF.

Regatta Headquarters commencing at 18:00 on Friday 25th May, will be the Clarke and Carter Interyacht office at Suffolk Yacht Harbour. It may be contacted on VHF Ch 72 (call sign Regatta Base),telephone 01473 659681, or fax 01473 659758.

All notices will be posted at Regatta Headquarters, and on a notice board in the marquee

All signals made ashore will be on the Lightship aft mast.


Protest arrangements

There will be a one hour window each day for any protests. A sound signal and a flag hoisted on the Lightship at the start of the period, there will be another sound signal and the flag will be lowered at the end of the period. The reporting point for all protests will be at the results board in the vicinity of the Lightship and marquee and will be clearly identified. The precise details of the protest process are contained in the Sailing Instructions later in this book. Please be aware of the RYA code that advocates having a chat after the race to try and resolve the issue, if you cannot then raise a protest.



Social events will take place in the Regatta marquee, adjacent to Haven Ports Yacht Club. The marquee will contain the main bar, and will provide the venue for dancing. Food will be available both in the marquee and on the Lightship. Prizegiving will be held at the marquee at 18.30 hrs, on Saturday and Sunday, and as soon as practicable on Monday. Details are on the page ‘The Regatta Programme’.

More detailed information will be sent in the race pack.

The Race Pack will also be available on the website




  • Berthing will be provided for the regatta fleet between 18.00 on Friday 25th May, and 18.00 on Monday 28th May, at Suffolk Yacht Harbour. Please moor up in berth, or the area designated by the harbour staff.
  • Competitors are requested to call Suffolk Yacht Harbour on VHF Ch80 as they approach, in order to receive berthing instructions.
  • Berthing requirements, including any mothership, to be noted on entry form.
  • Those non-residents who have not pre-booked on the regatta entry form should settle direct with Suffolk Yacht Harbour, at the normal visitor rates for berthing.

Yard facilities
Launching and recovery will be available at Suffolk Yacht Harbour by prior arrangement. For further information, please contact Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Levington, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0LN. Tel: 01473 659465 or 659240. Fax: 01473 659632, or email

Chandlery – Suffolk Yacht Harbour has a fully stocked chandlery.

Sail repairs – Quantum – Parker and Kay Sailmakers, tel. 01473 659878.
 For repair service contact Brian Fennessy on 07980 622767 or Scott Kaczor on 07814-019962

Rigging issues – Rig Magic, tel: 01473 655089. Rigging and spar repair service. This will be on an 'as-needed-basis'. We can be found in the bar, on the boat, or contacted on mobile 07702 368262.

Ratings – Contact RORC Rating Office, Seahorse Building, Bath Road, Lymington, Hants, SO41 3SE,
tel: 01590 677030, fax: 01590 679478
email - for information.

Shore side accommodation There are areas set aside in the marina complex for caravans and camping, contact SYH directly. There is also a list of local B&B’s and hotels  on request from or telephone Nigel Mower on 07803 038672.



Some useful web sites

 Some locally we have identified, prices are not necessarily up to date.

 FELIXSTOWE   - 10 minute car journey from Suffolk Yacht Harbour


***Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road Felixstowe   IP11 7DX Tel. No. 01394 285511 Prices from 47.50., single room only, 57.70 for twin or double room only - all en suite

**Marlborough Hotel, Sea Road Felixstowe IP11 2BJ Tel. No. 01394285621

Prices from Single 42.00., Double, Twin & Family 26.00. per person - mostly en suite

**Waverley Hotel, 2 Wolsey Gardens, Felixstowe IP11 7DF Tel. No. 01394 282811 Prices from Single 56.95, Double 66.95. Includes breakfast. All rooms en suite.

The Castle Lodge Hotel, Chevalier Road, Felixstowe IP11 7EY Tel. No.01394 282149 Prices including breakfast from Single 26-33., Double 48. - 54. - mostly en suite


Guest Houses

Mansard Cottage, Golf Road, Felixstowe IP11 7NB Tel. No. 01394 282817 Prices including breakfast Single 25.00. Twin 38.00. - private bathroom.

Dorincourt 41 Undercliff Road West Felixstowe   IP11 2AH Tel. No. 01394 270447

Prices from Single 19.00., Double and Twin 38.00. (en-suite 42.00.)

Family en suite 55.00. sleeps four. Non Smoking throughout- disabled facilities.

The Grafton Guest House -13 Sea Road, Felixstowe IP11 2BB 01394 284881

Prices from including breakfast Single 22.00., Twin 38.00., Double 40.00. Some en suite. Non Smoking.


Dolphin Hotel 41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 8EY Tel. No. 01394 282261 Prices, including breakfast, from 18.00. per person

Primrose Gate, 263 Ferry Road, Felixstowe IP11 9RX   Tel. No. 01394 271699 Prices, including breakfast, Single 25.00., Double and Twin 38.00. Private bathroom.


Self Catering and Caravans

(Normally let for weekly periods but may accept shorter bookings depending on availability)

Sea-Side Holiday Flat 30A Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe IP11 2AJ   Tel. No. 01394 284749 Two double bedrooms. Adults only.

Kimberley Holiday Flats 107 Undercliff Road West, IP112AF Felixstowe Tel. No. 01394 670037 Flats 2-8 person, from 150.00. per week.

Seaview Holiday Flat, Holland Road, Felixstowe. Tel.No. 01394 274231 Flat sleep 6 people . Prices from 100.00. to 315.00 per week.

The following caravans may be hired at the Suffolk Sands and Felixstowe Beach Caravans Parks.

Contact.   Mrs J Adams   Tel. No. 01449 615581   Mrs C. Steed   Tel. No. 01787 473382
Mrs J. L. Phillips    Tel. No. 01284 76   Mrs P. Lakey   Tel. No. 01473 780358


Trimley St Martin, Falkenham & Levington 5 minutes from Suffolk Yacht Harbour

Bed & Breakfast

Lilac Cottage, Levington Green, Levington, Ipswich IP10 OLE                      Tel. No. 01473 659509 Prices from single 25.00., Double 36.00.



Fairlight Detached Bungalow,  Trimley St Martin, Felixstowe                      Tel. No. 01394 277730 Sleeps 4

Gemini - 256 High Road, Trimley St Martin Felixstowe IP11 ORG                           Tel. No. 01394 212002 Sleeps 2 Short Breaks from 80.00.

Treacle Pot Cottage, Trimley St Martin, Felixstowe IP11 ORP                     Tel. No. 01394 275367 Sleeps 4

Honeypot Cottage,   Deben Lodge Farm, Falkenham, Ipswich IP10 ORA                 Tel. No. 01394 448564 Sleeps 4 - No Smoking. Short Breaks from 95.00.


IPSWICH  - 15 minutes by car from Suffolk Yacht Harbour


***The Courtyard by Marriott, The Havens, Ransomes Europark IP3 9SJ                            Tel. No. 01473 272244 Prices including breakfast from single 41.00., Doubles 52.00. All en suite.

***Novotel Hotel, Grey Friars Road, Ipswich IP1 1UP   Tel. No. 01473 232400 Prices including breakfast from single 48.00., Double & Twins 55.00. All en suite.

The Oyster Reach Beefeater & Travel Inn, Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Ipswich IP2 8ND                      Tel. No. 01473 692283 All rooms 39.95 (excl. Breakfast).


Guest Houses

Lattice Lodge. 499 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich IP4 4EP Tel. No. 01473 712474

Prices including breakfast from single 24.00., Double 40.00., Family 48.00., Disabled facilities.

Aaron House, 585 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8TE                    Tel. No. 01473 715001 Prices from Single 20.00., Double 39.00. - some en suite


B & B

Mrs C A Francis, 231 Humberdoucy Lane, Ipswich IP4 3PE Tel. No. 01473 402664 Price Single 17.00., Double 30.00




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