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The Festival Old Gaffers race is a wonderful spectacle. The Common to the East, the beach to the West and, of course, the Pier, are all good vantage points for this event.

The sight of a harbour full of gaff rigged boats, dressed overall, evokes a bygone age and is in complete contrast to the usual fleet of white fibreglass! The Old Gaffers travel from all over the country to participate and race at the Festival. As well as the Gaffers themselves, there are races for X and Y class yachts - Bermudan rigged but around 100 years old - and Scow and Optimist dinghies.


Results 2015

WICORMARINE LONG TACKLE TROPHY
Overall Winner
Windflower
THE GEORGE HOTEL TROPHY
Class 1
1:  Jolie Brise, 2:  Kelpie, 3: Mariquita

THE BUGLE HOTEL TROPHY

Class 2

1:  Beleigh, 2:  Bethany, 3:  Carlotta

THE KING'S HEAD TROPHY
Class 3

1:  Rosenn, 2: Lone Wolf, 3:  Alice Pellow

THE WHEATSHEAF TROPHY
Class 4

1:  Windflower, 2:  Blue Gansey, 3:  Sequel

SALTY'S TROPHY
Class 5

1:  Miss Ningi, 2: Step Back in Time, 3: Swift

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