Message from the Chairman

Many thanks to the contestants, the Race Management teams, the Committee and all the volunteers for their contribution to another great regatta, made even more special with the presence of some of our fantastic Team GB sailors, courtesy of Volvo. I would also particularly like to thank the RIBs and crews from the Northern Exposure Rescue organisation and from the RAF Sailing Association Safety Division for their help and support during the event.

Here on the Dart we are already hard at work to set the scene for 2017, debating the various issues that underpin both the Notices of Race and the subsequent Sailing Instructions. We hope to publish the NOR in the very near future. We would like to attract more entrants for next year and hope that those of you who have enjoyed this year's regattas, and previous ones, will do what you can to spread the word and put us in your diaries for another wonderful Dartmouth Royal Regatta running from Thursday 24th August to Sunday 27th August.

We look forward to seeing you next year and hope you will join your friends on the Passage Race from Brixham to Dartmouth on Wednesday 23rd August. 

James Dodd
Chairman, Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week


Did you enjoy Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week 2016? Is there anything we can improve for 2017? Either on or off the water?

If you could find the time we would love to have your feedback. We don't intend to produce a formal questionnaire this year but hope that you might give us some informal feedback via email


Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta

Full details of all events at The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 2017 can be found on the official website here


We are grateful to Peter Newton Photography, Mike Green (Junior Dinghies) and Oliver Hayes (Senior Dinghies) for the photographs on this site. For more details for 2014 please click here, for 2015 please click here and for 2016 please click here


Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week 2017

Junior & Senior Dinghies
August 19 - 22
Passage Race
August 23
Yachts & Keelboats
August 24 - 27

White Sail Event
August 26


Regatta 2016 Video

Click here to see an exciting video of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 2016, including some fabulous shots of the racing in Start Bay. Many thanks to SkyworX Media for this great piece. 

Latest News

Notice of Race for Yachts, Keelboats and Sportsboats 2017 is now available here

Many many congratulations to all our winners and a very big thank you to everyone who came and took part in this year's exciting regatta! We hope you had fun and that we will see you all again in 2017!!

A massive thank you to all the volunteers who made Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week 2016 happen. We certainly couldn't do it without you and hope you had fun being part of it all!!

If you plan to join us is 2017 please note that Dartmouth Royal Regattata Sailing Week coincides with the late summer Bank Holiday. Accommodation will be at a premium and we suggest you book as soon as possible. Please see here for more details




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