OPEN EVENTS

PLEASE NOTE ALL OPEN EVENTS ARE CANCELLED FOR THE REST OF 2020.

Hope to see you in 2021!

Important new sailing instructions – Please ensure ALL your crew bring BUOYANCY AIDS as they will be compulsory if windy, the red flag will be flying!

Entry form for all Open Events.

Barton Bunny – 11th April 2020

Norfolk Punt Club & The White Horse Inn bring you the Barton Bunny.

11th April 2020 – Easter Saturday on Barton Broad

Tow out from Punt Club moorings at Barton Turf 10.30am & 11.20am Briefing 12.00pm; First start 12.30pm

Entry fee: £10 per boat; £15 double-handers.

All proceeds to the NPC Centenary Fund Tell your friends. Open to non-members.

(Watch NPC website and facebook page in case of cancellation due to bad weather) .

River Cruiser Open – 6th & 7th June 2020

Open to all River Cruisers. Saturday Briefing 1 p.m. Races at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Sunday 1030 a.m & 12.00 on Sunday Cost £15. Prize giving after the last race on Sunday. Prizes awarded Achievement Trophy – Presented by Mr & Mrs Gill in 1999 and awarded at the Barton Cruiser Open event to the Yacht, being a member of the river cruiser class as defined by the class rules, which is placed highest in the overall results of the event, and has a handicap equal to or greater than the lowest of the handicaps as published in the Green Book, of the following three yachts, Achievement (11), Moonraker (22) and Matilda (300) whether of not any of these three yachts is competing at the event.

Barton Broad Challenge Cup – Presented by Mr & Mrs I Mason in 1999 and awarded at the Barton Cruiser Open to the leading yacht in the alternative part of the fleet to the Achievement trophy, with 3 races out of 4 to count

White Horse Trophy – overall winner

White Boat Open – 13th & 14th June 2020

Open to all White Boats. Saturday Briefing 1 p.m. Races at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Sunday 1030 a.m & 12.00 on Sunday Cost £15. Prize giving after the last race on Sunday.

Racing for the Consortium Cup, three races to count, and the Whelpton Cup for the highest placed NPC member.

Norfolk Punt Open – 27th and 28th June 2020

Briefing: 11.30 on Saturday on the pontoons

Races: Saturday to start at 1200, 1400, and

1600.

Sunday at 10.30 and 12.00.

Racing for the Ardea Trophy

4 races out of 5 to count

Travellers Series Event

Tow out from Barton Turf at 10.45 on Sat & 9.45am on Sun

Entry fee = £15

Sat Night: BBQ on the Pontoon – bring your own food &

drink, cooking facilities provided.

For more information contact:

Punt Owners Association Secretary: Robin Slatter robins@broadlandnet.co.uk

Prize giving after the last race on Sunday.

Norfolk Punt Championships – 22nd and 23rd August 2020

5 Races, 4 to count for the

  • Punt Championship Cup
  • Hardchine Trophy
  • Cuckoo Cup
  • Progress Challenge Cup
  • Broads Haven Trophy
  • Several Bottles of Champagne

Briefing at 11:00 on the pontoons

Saturday – Races at 12:00 14:00 16:00
Sunday – Races at 10:30 12:00

All competitors are invited to the Punt Championship party on Saturday evening to partake in light refreshments. The venue for this event will be communicated by the Punt Class Secretary when sending out the Championship invitations.

Entry can be via form sent out from class secretary or on the day

Regatta – 29th and 30th August 2020

Further details nearer the time.

Barts Bash – tbc

Details to follow

Athene Cup – 10 October 2020

Starts at Thurne Mouth/Oby Dyke, sailing up to near Womack, down to Upton and up towards St Benets.

Briefing at 12 noon and race starts at 12.30pm

Racing for the Athene Cup (handicap) and the Blackbird Trophy (first over the water).

Cost £10 with free tea and cakes – Punt Club style.

Come and watch or join in.