The entries prospectus for the 186th Durham Regatta is now available on the Competitors page. As usual we are offering a wide range of events over 700 and 1800 metres on the River Wear in Durham. Entries will close at 10pm on Thursday May 30th. In order to streamline the entries process we are introducing some changes to the usual … Read More
Several highly imaginative entries were received for the 2019 Durham Regatta T-shirt design competition, and this superb silhouette from St. Cuthbert’s Society Boat Club has been declared the winner. T-shirts available in six colours – white, light blue, sport grey, mint, gold, and red – and in sizes ranging from extra-small to extra-large, featuring the winning design on the front … Read More
The closing date for entries for the annual competition to design the Regatta T-shirt is fast approaching and entries are due for submission no later than March 29th. With the Regatta’s reputation firmly rooted in local tradition the limited edition T-shirt is a highly coveted asset guaranteed to sell like hot cakes. Normally the competition has been restricted to Durham … Read More
2019 is set to be an unmissable year in Durham, with a packed programme of events to look forward to throughout the year. As well as the 186th Durham Regatta on June 8th and 9th there’s the ICC Cricket World Cup, Tour Series Cycling, Miners’ Gala, Durham Brass Festival, Durham City Run, Kynren – an Epic Tale of England, and … Read More
After setting off from La Gomera in the Canary Islands on December 12th 2018 Team Tyne Innovation have finished the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge (TWAC), “The World’s Toughest Row” in record time, landing in Antigua just before 10pm on January 23rd 2019 after completing the 3000 mile crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 42 days 10 hours and 26 minutes, … Read More
Durham Regatta has lost one of its most loyal servants following the death of long time commentator Keith Yates at the age of 79. Many will remember Keith as the voice of the Regatta for over 40 years. Although originally from Langley Moor he spent much of his life in the Midlands, returning to Durham each year in his role … Read More
The 185th Durham Regatta on June 9th and 10th proved to be a resounding success, celebrating the beautiful city of Durham and its river, and has been acclaimed by some as the best Regatta for many years. The Principal Sponsor Prestige Student Living was quick to praise a great weekend and a brilliant event. Planned efficiency measures including changes of … Read More
The results from the 2018 Regatta have now been classified and published on the website.