Welcome to the Conwy River Festival 2019

The Quay Day and Racing weekend is now over, with two days of successful on the water activity both in the River and the Bay, with breezy conditions that provided an exciting couple of days. Congratulations to all the winners!

We have created a photo gallery, which is open to all, so if you have any photos from the weekend please feel free to upload them:

The LA-LA Rally is next on the calendar and kicks off on Friday 22nd, running through to Sunday 24th. This is followed by the final prize giving ceremony on Sunday evening in the Mulberry, Conwy Marina.

Calendar of Events


The calendar of events for the Festival is as follows.  Please note that this calendar is still subject to change.

Friday 19th July

Briefing for all Saturday and Sunday’s sail racing – 19:30 at Conway Yacht Club, 43 Station Road, Deganwy.

Saturday 20th July

Quay Day: Fun events and market stalls for everyone to enjoy, this year in conjunction with Conwy RNLI day.

  • Rowing races will take place on the river near the quay
  • Canoe races will take place on the river near the quay at 13:45
  • Jet Ski rides will take place on the river near the quay

Sail Racing:

  • Cruiser / Racers in Conwy Bay
  • Nobbys, Gaffers and Classics in Conwy Bay
  • Day boats including Conway One Designs in Conwy River

High Water Conwy: 14:00 BST 7.0m

Prize giving and buffet for Saturday’s racing – 19:30 at North Wales Cruising Club, Lower High Street, Conwy.

Sunday 21st July

Sail Racing:

  • Cruiser / Racers in Conwy Bay
  • Nobbys, Gaffers and Classics in Conwy Bay
  • Day boats including Conway One Designs in Conwy River

High Water Conwy: 1430 BST 6.9m

Prize giving and buffet for Sunday’s racing – 19:30 at Conway Yacht Club, 43 Station Road, Deganwy.

Thursday 25th July

LA-LA briefing at 19:30 in the North Wales Cruising Club, Lower High Street, Conwy.

Friday 26th July

LA-LA departure from Conwy, and on to Caernarfon.

Saturday 27th July

LA-LA second day, including a day trip for a beach barbecue and return to Caernarfon.

Sunday 28th July

LA-LA return to Conwy.

Overall prize giving and social event at 19:30 in the Mulberry, Conwy Marina. Food served from 20:00, followed by a DJ.

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