Planning for the 2021 Regatta

Colin LawsonNews

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

Colin LawsonNews

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

Regatta looks to the future after second blank summer

Colin LawsonNews

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