Parade of Sail

Join hundreds of watercraft for this impressive display

Its time to get on your boats and head to the Itchen!

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Parade of Sail

This will be the finest display of watercraft on display in a generation on Southampton's very own River Itchen. With watercraft from in and around Southampton's waters and from across the Solent gathering between Northam and Itchen Bridges before Midday the fleet will head off led out by a Svitzer tug.

Large powered watercraft will follow before the keel boats, then dinghies and rowers. 

This will be a sight to see whether from a vessel as part of the Parade or spectating from Ocean Village, on top of the Itchen Bridge or from Weston Shore. 

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Parade Course

The Parade will officially start from the Itchen Bridge and head south towards Hamble where it will then disperse.

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Take part

Whether you are in a dinghy, rib, powerboat, yacht or indutrial vessel we are keen to showcase Southampton's watercraft. 

Join the mailing list, to be kept up to date on progress, bring along friends and encourage as many other water users out into the waters. 

Large, small, sail or power - all are welcome to participate.


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Spectator points

Ocean Village

Itchen Bridge

Woolston - Centenary Quay

Weston Shore


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