Celebrate the Jubilee!
Join the Diamond Jubilee Flotilla in Gibraltar
It’s free and all vessels are welcome to particpate – just sign up below.
To mark the 6oth anniversary of Her accession to the throne the ships of Gibraltar will gather at noon on 4th June 2012 and sail around the Rock flying their flags and celebrating the occasion. Vessels of all shapes and sizes will be taking part with the celebrating crews and passengers flying their flags, ringing bells and tooting their horns.
Date and Time : Noon 4th June 2012
Location : Assemble just outside Ocean Village/Marina Bay. There will be a crew briefing at O’Reilly’s in Ocean Village at 10am on 4th June (O’Reilly’s are doing a special Diamond Jubilee Flotilla breakfast for £6.95 which includes free tea or coffee)
Route : Marker Buoy Western side of Runway to marker buoy Eastern side of runway and back to Ocean Village Marina Gibraltar.
Leading Vessels : will include vessels from the LPV (Gib Squadron), the Port Authority ‘General Elliot’, the RGP Marine Section as well as HMC Vigilant.
There is no competitive element to the event and the aim is to purely show our appreciation of the reign of Elizabeth II.
The Flotilla is free to enter and each particpant will receive and a special anniversary pennant. The Minister of Culture for Gibraltar will officially start the flotilla from the lead vessel.
Crew Party : There will be a complimentary drinks party in Ocean Village for all participating crews after the flotilla.
How to get involved : Simply fill out your details below and we email you an entry ticket plus all the details you need to take part. Stay in touch and post your pictures and ideas on our Facebook page.
Viewing Points : Give the vessels a rousing reception from the shore. The flotilla can be seen from most of the vantage points around Gibraltar. Supporting events will be held in Ocean Village. A whole day of music and special food events will ensure that the party stays quayside – ready the greet the Flotilla on its return.
Follow us on the web : YourGibraltar TV will be providing full coverage of the event – you can follow the flotilla via their website or via Facebook or Twitter
IMPORTANT NOTICE : Vessels arriving on the day and not registered with the Flotilla will not be allowed to particpate. Please register at least 48 hours before using the form on this page.
Ocean Village Marina Gibraltar and the Government of Gibraltar assumes no liability for injury or damages arising from participation in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla and all vessels, crew and passengers take part at their own risk. Your vessel should carry approved life jackets (one for each person on board + 10% spares). Your vessel should not carry more than 12 passengers.
Safety Channel: VHF 67