Prizegiving photographs now available

Colin LawsonNews

Congratulations to all the prize winners at Durham Regatta 2024 and thank you to prize presenters: Mrs Sue Snowdon, HM Lord-Lieutentant of County Durham; The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Durham Councillor Liz Brown; Mr Matt Edge, Cambridge Blue and Durham Amateur Rowing Club Alumnus. Thank you also to the Durham Rifles who provided a guard of honour at the … Read More

A successful 191st Durham Regatta

Colin LawsonNews

The 191st Durham Regatta on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th was hailed a great success despite competitors having to contend with a fierce headwind throughout both days. Huge interest saw entries suspended early with those for Saturday racing fully subscribed within an hour of opening on May 19th. Competitors from clubs as far afield as Ardingly in Sussex … Read More

Guest presenters for prizegiving at new venue

Colin LawsonNews

The Durham Regatta prizegiving moves to a new venue this year when it takes place in the grand marquee at Durham Amateur Rowing Club. The guest presenters for the 2024 prizegiving will be the Lord Lieutenant of County Durham, Sue Snowdon, the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Durham, Councillor Liz Brown and Cambridge University oarsman Mr. Matt Edge. Liz Brown … Read More

Draw now available for the 2024 Regatta

Colin LawsonNews

Thank you to everyone who has submitted entries for the 2024 Durham Regatta. Entries became fully subscribed very quickly after opening on May 19th and therefore had to be suspended. The draw has now been produced and includes 318 entries for Saturday and 246 for Sunday. The race timetable and competitor information can be found on the Competitors page.

PalTV Live Broadcast of Durham Regatta 2024

Colin LawsonNews

Durham’s award winning student broadcaster PalTV will provide live coverage of both days of Durham Regatta 2024. Head to the PalTV YouTube channel or live.paltv.uk and set your reminder for the show! The live broadcast will start from 7:45am on Saturday, bringing you all the action across both days! PalTV’s coverage of the Durham Regatta is brought to you by … Read More

Durham City Parish Council funding

Colin LawsonNews

Durham Regatta is delighted to have received support through sponsorship from the City of Durham Parish Council. We are most grateful to receive the funding to help stage the Regatta which is a non-profit making organization run entirely by volunteers. We aim to attract volunteers in greater numbers and to enhance the volunteer experience this year through a dedicated volunteer … Read More

Pedalo power on the Wear

Colin LawsonNews

Pedalo power is coming to Durham Regatta this year after enjoying a resurgence in interest in the wake of recent fundraising efforts. Radio presenter Matt Bailey has accepted a challenge to a pedalo race issued by the Regatta’s chief umpire and Great North Run regular Andrew Stephens, and the pair are in training for the contest on Regatta weekend. Matt, … Read More