Arrival and Logistics

Information for Competitors

Shipping and Transportation

Industry leader GAC Pindar, have been appointed by the OA as the event shipping and logistics provider. For further information on freight solutions and pricing please contact: Diogo Diniz – or call the team on +44 (0)2380 489 924

Upon arrival in Torquay by road

Please proceed to Daddyhole Plain, TQ1 2EG (see directions below), Royal Torbay Yacht Club volunteers will be there to welcome you from midday on Wednesday 28th August to Sunday 1st September, each day from 08.30 until approximately 18.00. If you are likely to arrive outside these hours please advise us in advance if at all possible or telephone +44 (0)7970353660. Initial unpacking and fixing of bow numbers and decals will be carried out at Daddyhole Plain

At your allocated time/day you will be directed to Haldon Pier and shown where your trailer maybe parked prior to measurement and launching. Once you have parked your trailer please move your car to the adjacent car park as quickly as possible. A clearway must be kept along Haldon Pier for commercial and emergency vehicles.

When measurement and launching is completed, the organisers will move all road trailers to Daddyhole Plain.

At Daddyhole Plain trailers will be parked around the edge of the area which is locked overnight and throughout the event. It is advisable to bring a chain and lock with you. We are required to keep the central area clear, this may be marked “H” as it is a helicopter landing pad.

Measurement and equipment inspection will take place on Haldon Pier and sail measurement in the adjacent marquee, at the times specified in the NOR and SI’s
Detailed information regarding the measurement process will published closer to the event. The Royal Torbay Yacht Club will be found on Beacon Terrace just above the harbour and on the opposite side of the road from the top floor of the car park.

Bookings for Measurement and Craning

Measurement and Craning in Bookings

Harbour Plan

Logistics Map

Route to Daddyhole Plain from the Harbour

The officers and members of the Royal Torbay Yacht Club are looking forward to welcoming J70 sailors from across the world. Torbay is a truly magnificent venue and boasts some of the finest sailing waters in the world.