Parkstone Yacht Club is equipped with a travel hoist and Manitou to launch and recover boats from its wide, deep water slipway, within the main marina and protected from any limiting weather conditions. The club anticipate to be in a position to launch up to 10 boats per hour so do not expect any delay to the race programme as a result of shore logistics.
PYC has its own marina and all competing boats will be housed here for the duration of the regatta establishing a race village feel and ensuring simplicity for teams.
PYC has a permanently positioned overhead crane that can be used, if required, to step masts. It is the expectation of the organising committee that teams will be self‐sufficient in this process – though help will be available if required.
PYC has a well stocked onsite chandlery for most spares and minor repairs as well as a number of local sail makers, riggers and boat builders on hand, who would be able to provide an overnight service for all but the most extreme of damage.
Trailer storage will be provided onsite to ensure that storage boxes remain accessible to competitors nearby (there will be no facilities on the haven pontoons for storage boxes or any other items).