MyMorbic - Raids & other Morbic-worthy events

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RAIDING - "What is it?"

"A fleet of small boats exploring an inland waterway or coastline over a period of several days"

"A sail-and-oar adventure"

"A leisure pursuit"

For the dynamic short video, see right . -->
(Compiled for Reading Sailing Club presentation Jan 2018)

"Raid (boating)" Wikipedia Definition.


Video Raiding Presentation
What is Raiding?
Video 5:27

(Click here for info about Brexit & Boating abroad)

Raids and other Morbic-worthy events.

[30th April - 2nd May 2022. . .2023 date not known] . Brixham Pirates Festival (Don't bother? No organised sailing. Lots of "pirates")

15th - 21st May 2023 - Semaine de Golfe. Maritime Festival. Free to participants! A thousand traditional craft enjoy the inland sea, Golfe du Morbihan. (every 2 years) RECOMMENDED

27th and 28th May 2023 . Brixham Heritage Regatta . (not yet visited)

[26 - 29 May 2022. . 2023 date not known] . Pasaia Maritime Festival . Near Bilbao . (Lovely venue, lots of on-shore events, minimal organised sailing) (Not yet visited)

27th May-3rd June 2023 . Sail Caledonia The Great Glen and Loch Ness . Raid . Stunning scenery (Not cheap!). (We've enjoyed it but clashes with Venice which is warmer!)

Venice - Three events in 8 days - Vogalonga (Long Row) Sun 28th May 2023 - Vela Raid 4-days (Alternate years?) - Velalonga 1-day (Sailing race)

1st - 4th June 2023 . Oostened at Anchor . Maritime Festival . Free to participants! (Not yet visited)

16 - 18 June 2023 . Falmouth Classics . Races, Parades, Events ashore. Shanty Festival. RECOMMENDED
Then nearby
19 - 21st June 2023 - SW OGA Helford Rally. (Awaiting OGA website update)

[18th - 25th June 2022. . 2023 date not known] . SeaFairHaven . Maritime Festival. Milford Haven and the River Cleddau.

14th - 16th July 2023 - "OGA 60" Cardiff Bay.

11th - 13th August 2023 . OGA SW Gaffers River Dart Rally. RECOMMENDED. (Awaiting OGA website update)

1-3 Sept 2023 . Raid Extreme . (Friesland) . Annual tour of Lauwersmeer . Race or be leisurely . (Aiming to attend in 2023)
Then nearby
6-10 Sept 2023 . The annual Dorestad Raid (pics here) . Run by Natuuralijk Varen - "Natural Sailing". RECOMMENDED
Regestration opens 22nd January 2023

16th September 2023 . Brixham Heritage Rally (not yet visited)

2024 -

Mousehole Sea salts & Sail Festival - Early July? 2024. (Not yet visited)

Brest Massive Maritime Festival (4-yearly) Next = July 2024.. It's BIG! Free to participants!

Douarnenez Maritime Festival (Alternate years) Next = Mid? July 2024. Free to participants!

And many, UK and Europe - Please ask!


and other

Other organisations which run events

Dinghy Cruising Association - "Promote the use of sailing dinghies for purposes other than racing".

Old Gaffers Association - "Preserve and encourage interest in gaff, lug and spritsail rig".Calendar.

UK Home-Built Boat Rally and the UKHBBR Forum.

Federation Voile-Aviron Calendar of events (A few identified for 2023)

Naviguer Autrement - 2023 calendar awaited.

which run

If you know others Please tell us!

A miscellany of other possibilities about which I know very little
If you know them or others, Please tell us!

Escale a Sete (S France) [26 Mar-1 April 2024]. (Mainly large craft? + Includes Sail-and-Oar)

La Morue en Fête, Binic, France. 18-21 May 2023.

Route du Sable - [June 2022. . 2023 date not known].Two days - Rosnoën to Châteaulin.

Poole Maritime Festival . June 2023 - Date TBA.

Portsoy (Aberdeenshire) Trad boat festival 30th June - 2nd July 2023.

Fecamp [Normandy 29th June - 3rd July 2022. . 2023 date not known]

Bristol Harbour Festival - 15 - 16th July 2023 - (A town festival on the harbourside - No organised sailing?)

Aber Wrac'h [29-31 July 2022]

Cardigan Bay Regatta 23 - 25 August 2023.

Nantes Festival - 28 Aug - 3rd Sep. 2023
Festival Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre – Jazz et Belle plaisance - Festival - 28 Aug - 3rd Sep. 2023 - Roger Barnes Video - Official video.

Sail Amsterdam (5-yearly) Next = August 2025

Entre Terre et Der - 1-3 Oct 2021.

Tall Ships Network Festivals (boats of all sizes?)

A miscellany
of other
about which
I know
very little

If you know
them or others
Please tell us!

Brexit & Boating abroad

1) Click here and scroll down to "The following is from the EU official website of the EUROPEAN COMMISSION"
It is not a legal document, but is a useful start.
Go on down to "Where can you find the legal texts?"

2) Frequently Asked Questions on: Rules for private boats. Includes links to the legal texts.

3) > Plagiarised from the above > "Where can you find the legal texts?
The legal provisions on temporary admission are found in:
 Articles 250 to 253 of the Union Customs Code (UCC).
(Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 October 2013 laying down the Union Customs Code); NB Be careful if you want to print this as the whole of the Code is 160 pages long - print using the menu 'File' and select the pages you want).
 and in particular Articles 207 to 217 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446 (UCC-DA). (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446 of 28 July 2015); NB Be careful if you want to print from this as the implementing provisions is 613 pages long! - print using the menu 'File' and select the pages you want).
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