Lutine Lineslip Regatta

7-8 June 2018

Each June, teams from within the Insurance Industry come together to compete in the annual Lutine Lineslip Sailing Regatta.

No sailing experience is necessary. Entry is open to any company operating within the insurance sector. 

  • When

    7-8 June 2018

  • Location

    Hamble - Solent - Cowes

  • Sector

    Insurance Industry

  • Event type

    Industry Regatta

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Lutine Lineslip 2018

Established in 1999, this two day regatta is the most prestigious sailing and social event for the insurance sector – it’s great fun and a brilliant opportunity to network with industry peers, entertain clients raise your company profile – all whilst raising money for a charitable cause.  All companies involved in, or suppliers to, the insurance industry are eligible to attend and no previous sailing experience is necessary as Britannia provide a professional skipper and mate who coach the crews on board throughout the regatta.

2018 will be the 15th year this event will be run by Britannia Corporate Events on behalf of Lloyd's Yacht Club. A number of private entry options race alongside our own fleet of stylish race-spec Beneteau First 40 yachts which are available for charter (with professional racing skipper) for 2018.

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Overall Lutine Lineslip Regatta 2017 - Allied World - Lancelot II - (First 40)

Class 1 Winners: Allied World - Lancelot II - (First 40)

Class 2 Winners: Delloyds - eXhilerance (X50)

2nd Place Class 1: Holman Fenwick - Merlin - (First 40)

2nd Place Class 2: D T Wright Syndicate - Stan the Boat - (Sigma 33)

3rd Place Class 1: XL Caitlin - Rocket Dog II - (First 40)

3rd Place Class 2: Lutine of Helford - Lutine of Helford - (Classic)

D.T.Wright Syndicate retain the trophy at the Lutine LInselip Regatta 2016

"Taking part in the regatta was a huge amount of fun, and a great way for many of our colleagues to meet each other for the first time in a social environment. We posted updates on the team's performance in the Lutine Lineslip back to the office which created a real buzz!" - Brit Insurance

Racing Format

This popular 2-day regatta starts on Thursday morning with event registration and a morning of sail training to help your team become familiar with the yacht and racing manoeuvres.  

You and your team, with helpful coaching from your skipper and mate will take part and compete in a number of races over the two days.

The Thursday evening entertainment programme commences with a Pimms reception at the Royal Ocean Racing Club Cowes (formerly the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club) on the terrace which provides a wonderful views of sailing yachts approaching Cowes. A sumptuous dinner is included in the package price for charter entries. Tickets available for private entries. 

Friday completes the racing programme, and all teams return to Port Hamble Marina for a prizegiving.

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Taking Part in 2018

Britannia welcomes entries from both new teams and previous competitors. Our Charter Package includes a fully prepared and equipped yacht with professional, experienced crew who will quite literally show you and your team the ropes, so even novice sailors can confidently take part in the racing action! If you have your own yacht, please ask us about private entry packages.

7 June 201809:00Registration at Port Hamble Marina, followed by morning training sail
12:00Lunch onboard and start of Race Programme
19:00Evening entertainment commences with Pimms reception at Royal Ocean Racing Club, Cowes
8 June 201810:00Day 2 Racing commences
15:30Yachts return to Port Hamble for prize-giving

"Fantastic couple of days! And very professionally run. Thank You to all!" - Canopius, Lutine Lineslip 2015

Charity Support

Each year, the event includes fundraising elements, allowing Lloyd's Yacht Club to raise money for their chosen charity. 

Your participation in this regatta directly benefits the nominated charity. The 2016 charity beneficiary was once again the Ahoy Centre.

Racing action in the Lutine Lineslip Regatta

Lorna ArcherEvents Director

For more information, contact our team

Postal Address

Unit A Waterside
Port Hamble Marina, Hamble 
Hampshire SO31 4PL 
United Kingdom

Phone Number

+44 (0)2380 458900

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Our Sponsors

  • Dirty Dog

    Dirty Dog are the official provider of polarised eyewear to Britannia. Available to purchase at all events.

  • Helly Hansen

    The choice of professional athletes, Helly Hansen are proud to supply Britannia with the highest quality technical clothing and footwear.

  • Sailing Logic

    The UKs leading provider of race crew places for individuals and a recognised RYA Training Centre.

  • Dream Yacht Charter

    Britannia's worldwide sailing holiday partner, offering nearly 700 yachts from 40 worldwide bases.

  • Mount Gay Rum

    Mount Gay Rum will be awarded to industry regatta winners.

  • Ultrasun Professional Protection

    Ultrasun Professional Protection are proud to provide sun protection to all that sail with Britannia.

  • Small Luxury Hotels

    Small Luxury Hotels are a proud lifestyle sponsor of Britannia.

  • Solent Forts

    Solent Forts are a proud lifestyle sponsor of Britannia