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Dartmouth Royal Regatta

  • 27 Aug 2014
  • 30 Aug 2014
  • Dartmouth


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Dartmouth Royal Regatta

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The SBA representative is Dave Biss

Wednesday 27th Aug: HW 08:06, 20:18 BST
P.M. Reception Drinks at Ferry Cottage
Option of evening ‘Picnic Cruise’ on PS Kingswear Castle? 18:15 – 20:15
Please book your own tickets
The PS Kingswear Castle cruise is £17.50Adult, £16.50Concession, £10 Child & family discount. To book go to
5.00pm RN Merlin Helicopter Display
5.30pm Blades Aerobatic Display Team

Thursday 28th Aug: HW 08:36, 20:48 BST
A.M. – DIY steaming/shopping etc
Expedition to Maltsters Arms, Tuckenhay, departing Dartmouth around 16:00
Note navigation lights required for the return journey.
Displays: 21:00 Fireworks

Friday 29th Aug: HW 09:06, 21:18 BST
11.30 Approximately – judging for ‘best boat’ by Nigel Way MBE
Luncheon at Royal Castle Hotel
Short steam up river for afternoon tea at anchor
5.30pm RAF Typhoon
6.30pm Red Arrows

Saturday 30th Aug: HW 09:36, 21:48 BST
A.M. Messing about on the river
15:00Parade of Classic Craft (led by steam boats)
•    Mayor arrives steam boat pontoons approx 14:30
•    Depart pontoons by 14:50
•    Steam boats “whirling & twirling” to commentary along south embankment 15:00 – 15:30
Eve Meal in a pub somewhere before the fireworks.
1.00pm Royal Navy Raiders Parachute Team
5.00pm Sea Fury Display Flight
5.15pm RAF Chinook
5.30pm RN Sea King Helicopter Display with RNLI
6.00pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
21:00 Fireworks

Sunday 31st Aug: HW 10:12, 22:30 BST
Haul-out on morning high tide (or Sat eve after Classic Boat Parade?).

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