Sunday 27 May - Sunday 10 June

The fleet estimated date of arrival is Bank Holiday Monday (28 May)

Festival Opening Hours

  • Sunday 27 May 10am - 9:30pm
  • Monday 28 May 10am - 9:30pm
  • Sunday - Thursday 10am - 7:00pm
  • Friday - Saturday 10am - 9:30pm

Race Days

Friday 8 June

  • 11:30am Sailors Parade and Dock Out Show
  • 12:50pm-1:00pm Lock opens to seaward
  • 1:45pm Live show on the large screens
  • 2:00pm Sky Ocean Rescue In-Port Race in the Estuary with the seven teams on the Volvo Ocean 65s
  • 5:00pm Sky Ocean Rescue In-Port Race prize-giving ceremony

Saturday 9 June

  •  1:30pm - Pro-Am Race in Cardiff Bay with the seven teams on the M32s

Sunday 10 June

  • 1:10pm - Sailors Parade with the famous Dulux dog, Lewis, leading out Team AzkoNobel!
  • 13:45 - Dock Out
  • 4:00pm - The fleet will depart Cardiff for Gothenburg, Sweden

All races can be viewed from a dedicated area in the Festival Site. If you have your own boat and want to view from the water, see the Plan Your Visit page.

Military Festival of Music – Saturday 2 June

Man Engine Cymru - Saturday 9 June 6:15pm 

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