GETTING THERE

Hayling Island Rowing Race is based at the Northney Marina Hayling Island – home of Langstone Adventure Rowing and the Langstone Cutters Gig Club. Access is easy from the A3 and A27.

THE RACING ARRANGEMENTS

The visiting crews for the RHRR head for Northney Marina where parking and boat storage is available free. Register with the on-site Admin Desk and prepare your boat and crew for the off…

You Must:

  • Attend the Coxes Briefing and
  • Follow the Safety Requirements and On the Water Marshalls.
  • Carry Lifejackets for all
  • Have a VHF radio
  • Carry a 4’x 3’ Flag.

Boats: The boats that are invited to contest this challenging course include: Cornish Pilot Gigs; St Ayles Skiffs; Solent Galleys; East Coast Gigs; Celtic Long Boats; Claydon Skiffs and other fixed seat craft capable of rowing in the testing waters of the open sea harbours and the Solent. 

Trophies: include: fastest Cornish Pilot Gigs; St Ayles Skiffs; Solent Galleys; East Coast Gigs; Celtic Long Boats; Claydon Skiffs.

Fastest Rowing the Island; Ladies, Open and Veterans Classes;

New in 2017 was a U18’s Class rowed over a short Course – 8 Miles inside the Harbour.

ACCOMODATION GUIDE

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Caravan & Camp sites

Mill Rythe Holiday Village: a holiday camp in Hayling Island, Hampshire, England. Hayling Island Address: 16 Havant Road, Hayling Island PO11 0PB; Phone: 01442 508850.

Holiday Park: Manor Road, Hayling Island PO11 OQS; Phone: 023 9246 5021

Lakeside Coastal Village; Seaside hotel village offering chalets with free WiFi, an indoor pool & a golf course, plus dining. Fishery Lane, Hayling Island PO11 9NR; Phone: 023 9246 3976.

The Oven Camp Site: Manor Road, Hayling Island PO11 0QX; Phone: 023 9246 4695

Fleet Farm: Fishery Creek Hot showers, laundry, children’s play area and on-site shop at a seaside camping and caravan park Address: Yew Tree Road, Hayling Island PO11 0QE; Phone: 023 9246 3684.

Elliott’s Caravan Estates Ltd: 23 Haven Road, Hayling Island PO11 9RX; Phone: 023 9246 6991.

Hotels

The Langstone Hotel; 4-star hotel; contemporary rooms (many with harbour views), plus a brasserie and pool Chichester Harbour AONB, Northney Road, Portsmouth PO11 0NQ, Phone: 023 9246 5011.

Sinah Warren Hotel: 3-star hotel; a seaside hotel with restaurant and entertainment. Ferry Road, Hayling Island PO11 0BZ; Phone: 023 9246 6421.

Newtown House Hotel: 3-star hotel; 18th-century farmhouse on mature grounds, a bar and restaurant. Manor Road, Hayling Island PO11 0QR; Phone: 023 9246 6131.

Premier Inn; Portsmouth; 3-star hotel; Modern en-suite rooms in a budget hotel featuring an on-site grill with a patio, plus free parking. 65 Bedhampton Hill, Havant PO9 3JN; Phone: 0871 527 8900.

Premier Inn Havant: 3-star hotel; Modern en-suite rooms in a budget hotel; East Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant PO9 1RE; Phone: 0871 527 9660.

Bear Hotel Havant: 3-star hotel; 15 East Street, Havant PO9 1AA; Phone: 023 9248 6501.

B&B’s

Copsewood House: Address: Copse Lane, Hayling Island PO11 0QD; Phone: 023 9246 9294

Waratah Lodge: 4-star hotel; Family-run B&B offering straightforward rooms, off-street parking and bike storage. Address: 116 Havant Road, Hayling Island PO11 0LJ; Phone: 023 9246 7080

Crowberry Lodge: Bed and Breakfast: Crowberry Lodge, Manor Road, Hayling Island PO11 0QH; Phone: 023 9246 2067

Turanga House: B&B with rooms in home or detached annexe, with garden & parking. Address: 68 West Lane, Hayling Island PO11 0JL; Phone: 023 9263 7002

Azalea Bed and Breakfast: Modest rooms, free parking. Address: 17 Yew Tree Road, Hayling Island PO11 0QE; Phone: 023 9246 2606

SOCIAL SIDE

Pubs

Royal Oak; waterfront pub and sunny garden; Langstone, Havant;

The Ship Inn; public house with its own quay for arrival by boat; Havant.

The Yew Tree Inn; Hayling Island;

Ferryboat Inn; Simple waterside pub; Hayling Island;

The Parchment Makers; Havant;

The Lifeboat Inn; Hayling Island;

The Old House at Home; half-timbered 16th-century inn; Havant;

The Olive Leaf; Pub/restaurant beer garden; Hayling Island;

Inn On The Beach; Bars and Restaurant; Hayling Island;

Beefeater Rusty Cutter; Steak; Pub-style chain; Havant;