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Dartmouth Royal Regatta

  • 23 Aug 2017
  • 26 Aug 2017
  • Port of Dartmouth, Devon, England


  • Participation fees not known at this time (Jan 2016)

Registration is closed

SBA Members and Boats are invited to participate in the Dartmouth Royal Regatta

SBA coordinator is David Biss.

Please note that we are very close to our limit for pontoon moorings. If planning to bring a boat, then please check availability with the co-ordinator before booking accommodation - thanks!

Event type 2 / DS

Key to event types

1 - SBA Organised Event (owner's declaration required)

2 - SBA organised participation in 3rd party's event (owner's declaration required)

In event types 1 and 2 the SBA organisers and SBA members are covered by the SBA Liability Insurance; these events count towards the SBAS boiler test Discount Scheme.

3 - private meeting of members with or without boats

4 - private, individual participation of members in 3rd party's event

5 - for information only

Dartmouth Regatta SBA outline Programme 2017

23rd - 26th August 2017

Contact: Dave Biss

Boats Attending:

Halcyon, Moondance, Lady Betty, Quetzal, SL Aurelia, Clio, Minnow & provisionaly Meteorite
Max space for 8 boats on allocated berths


Wednesday 23rd Aug: HW  BST m

Launch from Totnes. Note that we can use the public slipway with our ‘usual arrangement’ of secure car & trailer parking again this year (near Steamer Quay) for a donation to the RNLI.

Eve: Reception Drinks

Thursday 24th Aug: HW  BST m


Air displays may be added / changed at short notice

Friday 25th Aug: HW  BST m


Air displays may be added / changed at short notice

Saturday 26th Aug: HW  BST m

A.M. Messing about on the river.

15:00. Parade of Classic Craft (led by steam boats)

Depart moorings 14:45, return 15:30. Full details will be supplied on the day.

Eve Meal in a pub somewhere before the fireworks?


Air displays may be added / changed at short notice

Sunday 27th Aug: HW  BST m

Steam up to Totnes .


As usual, this is a ‘pay as you go’ rally.

  • Totnes car/trailer/(boat) storage in a locked & fenced compound is by donation to RNLI. Vehicles left at our own risk.

(If using another slipway/storage please pay direct, as applicable).

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