Seafair Haven week follows a similar pattern each year with occasional variations due to tide, weather, new entertainment etc.
A convivial informal lunch is normally arranged at a friendly local hostelry on the group sails. Lawrenny Arms pub also offers packed lunches if advised the night before, should you prefer to make arrangements with them.
The following is the basic proposed outline of the week's itinerary, which will be filled out with more detail in due course and may be subject to change:
Saturday 13th June - Arrival - Registration at Lawrenny Arms ('Dog House') - launch - set up camp - evening entertainment at the pub
Sunday 14th June - Ongoing registration and Introductory Briefing outside Lawrenny Arms - Free Sail
Monday 15th June - Morning Briefing at Lawrenny Arms ('Dog House') - Breakfast available at the pub - Guided sail with local hosts - paddling and sailing with equipment and hosts at Llanion Cove Activity Centre is available to those interested
Tuesday 16th June - Morning Briefing at Lawrenny Arms ('Dog House') - Breakfast available at the pub - Guided sail with local hosts - sail to BBQ lunch at Coedcanlas
Wednesday 17th June - Morning Briefing at Lawrenny Arms - Pembroke River Rally - ever-popular navigation of the narrow channel to Pembroke Castle Pool with the guidance of West Wales Maritime Heritage and participation of local dignitaries. (n.b. vessels with draught of 1.5m + will not be able to pass over the sill into Pembroke Pool). Larger vessels may be guided by local host of larger draught - destination to be decided at briefing.
Thursday 18th June - Morning Briefing at Lawrenny Arms ('Dog House') - Breakfast available at the pub - Guided sail with local hosts to Carew Mill - this is for shorter draught vessels only - please check charts to advise your navigability
Larger vessels may be guided by local host of larger draught - destination to be decided at briefing.
Friday 19th June - there may be a morning briefing, unless details confirmed on Thursday. Breakfast available at pub as usual - PM - ever-popular sail to Cresswell Quay on the high tide.
Saturday 20th June - Morning Briefing - Breakfast available at pub - Whole fleet rallies for Parade of Sail which passes from Burton Ferry, Cleddau Bridge to Neyland Point and round in front of Pembroke Dock Hobbs Point where the public will be waiting to see the participating vessels.
Moor up at Pembroke Dock Hobbs Point and join the festivities at Hobbs Point Open day - Pembroke Haven Yacht Club BBQ, stalls, entertainment and performances.