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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 2021

The 2021 Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy will be on July 3 and 4, 2021.

Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 2021 event.

Event Date

03 July 2021

This event occurs from
03 Jul 2021 to 04 Jul 2021


Ullswater Yacht Club is looking forward to welcoming all regulars and new competitors to a bigger and better event in 2021.

The Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, returns to Ullswater Yacht Club on 3 and 4 July 2021. It was first started in 1963 as celebration regatta in honour of Lord Norman Birkett, who passed away two days after successfully preventing Ullswater from becoming a reservoir in the House of Lords. The club has held the round-the-island race each year since. The Birkett is now the biggest event of the year in Ullswater - a festival of sailing attracting racers of all levels from all over the country.

The quest for the ‘Holy Grail’ of a Birkett win has seen the popularity of the event soar. The Ullswater sailing event has recently ranked eighth in the ‘top 50 must-do sailing regattas’ by Yachts and Yachting magazine.

Event Venue

Ullswater Yacht Club

Event Website


Unnamed Road,
Penrith CA10 2NA,

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