The Dartmouth Regatta Blog
The Dartmouth Regatta Blog
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 09:36
Just a quick up date on the Air Display side of next years Royal Regatta.
Applications have been forwarded to both the Royal Navy and Air Force for next seasons display program.
The military committees sit down around January and decide
on which events they...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 19:40
A VERY BIG THANK YOU to all who helped make the 160TH Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta such a huge success.
The Regatta now costs in the region of £200,000 which for a town the size of Dartmouth is a challenge.
We thank all our traders, donors, and sponsors who help us stay “ The...
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 22:02
Bob is a big golden cockerel. Although not present last year or the year before (because he went into hiding), but for many years previously Bob has been seen celebrating the Regatta, appearing at as many of the events as possible for a cockerel to cover in three days. Opening ceremony, local...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 22:38
For many years now there has been a Maroon fired at the Opening Ceremony on the Regatta Wednesday. There have, even in the press, been incorrect reasons put forward why this happens. So let's to-day tell everyone about this tradition that has been in place for for generations.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 09:05
Once again the Royal Navy have come up trumps. At the last minute The Dartmouth Regatta will again have a Royal Navy Guardship.
HMS Chiddingfold M37 one of eight Hunt-class Minesweepers, under the Command of Lt. Commander Richard Rees RN, will be coming to the Dartmouth Regatta in...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 19:50
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Trinity Sailing will be bringing the Provident to the 2014 Dartmouth Regatta.
Provident was built on the River Dart in 1924, and has served at various times as a trawler and a private luxury yacht, before returning to Brixham in 1999 when...
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 18:52
The Thursday night Regatta Firework Display in the Bight this year will have a musical tribute immediately after the five minute rocket and before the display commences.
The musical tribute will be that haunting piece that accompanied the Onedin Line.
The character in this BBC...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 13:00
The most important thing missing from last year's Regatta were the finishing guns, so many questions were asked daily. This year thanks to Webley and Dartmouth's own Roger Williams the cannons will be back.
All we have to do now is to find a couple of gunners for the Regatta Sunday...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 19:43
The Regatta Committee would again this year like to thank Lynn and Rob Clements for their offer to sponsor the Waterpolo event. This is our third year with this popular Boatfloat event and the third year of Lynn and Rob's sponsorship. The Committee wish their grandson all the best in his...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 13:05
The Red Arrows will now be displaying at 6:30pm on Friday 30th Aug 13.
The delay has come at the request of Red 10 Sqn Ldr Mike Ling.
This is due to the Reds other display commitments on that day.
Keep an eye on the website for up to date info.
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