Ramsgate Week

23 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017

Come and watch the Regatta from the Shore.

Ramsgate Week, hosted by Royal Temple Yacht Club. This year Ramsgate Week and Ramsgate Festival overlap, with many activities’ hosted by both events with the festival having a fun packed program for the whole family whilst using Ramsgate Week as their back drop.

Ramsgate week is often referred to as a friendly alternative to Cowes week which is one of the longest running regular regattas in the world that takes place on the Solent near the Isle of Wight. Royal Temple Yacht Club was founded in 1857 by a group of yachtsmen sailing from the Temple Steps on the river Thames. The first Ramsgate Week regatta was launched in 1898.

The week starts with the famous Round the Goodwin Sands Race Sunday 23rd July. The Mayor of Ramsgate will mark the official start to Ramsgate Week by continuing the tradition of firing the cannon from the East Pier on Monday 24th July at 10am, to welcome over 300 competitors from across the UK and Europe