Planning for the 2021 Regatta

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Current planning for Durham Regatta 2021 The committee has maintained its schedule of regular monthly meetings and is committed to holding Durham Regatta in June 2021 if at all possible. The main factor affecting planning is the uncertainty over the nature of restrictions that may be in place in the period covering the preparation for and delivery of the regatta. … Read More

Dredging agreement reached

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Durham Regatta has been acting as the liaison organisation for the main users of the River Wear in Durham in the relationship with the Environment Agency (EA) over the sustainable management of the river and in particular the movement of gravel and ‘dredging’. Following the riparian survey of the River Wear in 2020, the issue of a Sediment Assessment report, … Read More

Lifetime Achievement Award for President

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Congratulations to Durham Regatta President Charly Curtis on receiving a British Rowing Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2020 British Rowing Awards. The nomination was one of 7 from regions covering the whole of the UK. The Awards were due to be presented at a ceremony in London in March but as it has been impossible to rearrange because of the … Read More

Annual General Meeting 2020

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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 18th November 2020 at 7.00pm facilitated via Zoom. Please find here the Agenda for 2020 and minutes from the 2019 AGM, along with a short report to the meeting. Specific meeting details will follow. If you are able to, we would be very grateful if you could ‘attend’ the meeting. We … Read More

Regatta looks to the future after second blank summer

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After a frustrating season of challenges that continue to mount we look forward with some trepidation to the 188th Durham Regatta, set to take place on June 12th and 13th 2021. Added to enforced restrictions on rowing and the loss of all summer competition due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation is further exacerbated by the closure of New Elvet … Read More

Sunday results for Durham Regatta@Home 2020

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Durham At Home 2020

Thank you for entering Durham Regatta@Home. The results for Sunday events over the long course, with event winners in each category indicated, are now available in xlsx and pdf formats. Thank you also for supporting our charity partner St. Cuthbert’s Hospice, and if you haven’t done so already they will be most grateful for any donation that you can make … Read More

Saturday results for Durham Regatta@Home 2020

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Durham At Home 2020

Thank you for your entries for Durham Regatta@Home. The results for Saturday events over the short course, with category winners indicated, are now available in xlsx and pdf formats. Thank you also for supporting St. Cuthbert’s Hospice. Donations gratefully received at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/durham-regatta-at-home-2020 We look forward to you joining us again over the long course on Sunday.

Durham Regatta @Home 2020

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Durham At Home 2020

We are unable to offer the usual Durham Regatta this year but instead will have Durham Regatta @Home, a virtual regatta featuring running and cycling options as well as an ergo competition, all taking place on the weekend of June 13th and 14th. All proceeds will go to St. Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham. A copy of the flyer is downloadable … Read More

River survey commissioned

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All quiet on the Wear in May 2020

On behalf of the main users of the river Wear in Durham, Durham Regatta has commissioned a survey of the river for the purpose of establishing a long term maintenance plan in conjunction with the Environment Agency. The Regatta is grateful for the commitment of Durham University (40%), Durham County Council (40%), Durham Amateur Rowing Club (10%) and Durham Regatta … Read More

2020 Regatta cancellation by COVID-19

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Every cloud

The Board of Directors, Executive and Members of Durham Regatta regret to announce the cancellation of Durham Regatta scheduled for 13th and 14th June, 2020. The health, safety and welfare of all who take part in or contribute to the regatta are of paramount importance and we judge that the risks to these are not acceptable. We were particularly conscious of the … Read More