Share in the British Sailing Team’s Olympic success at Dartmouth Royal Regatta
Fresh from their success representing Great Britain at the Rio 2016 Olympics, the British Sailing Team is heading to Dartmouth Royal Regatta to share their success. With a fantastic haul of three gold medals and one silver medal, the sailors are looking forward to celebrating with visitors to the Regatta, one of the UK’s most historic and celebrated sailing events.
On Saturday 27th August the Regatta will officially welcome the sailors home and you will have the chance to meet the team, see the medals, have your photo taken with the sailors and show your support for their achievements.
Meet the British Sailing Team – Saturday 27th August.
2.30pm - Exclusive Meet and Greet
Local sailors and youngsters have been invited by the Royal Dartmouth Regatta to an exclusive meet and greet event at the Dartmouth Yacht Club, hosted by BBC Commentator and double Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson OBE. They will have the opportunity to meet the Olympic British Sailing Team sailors, ask questions and learn more about the racing in Rio.
4pm – British Sailing Team Mainstage Appearance
Come and learn more about the British Sailing Team’s Olympic experiences and see their medals. Shirley Robertson will also be hosting the mainstage show. After the show you are invited up onto the mainstage to meet the sailors, to see and touch the Olympic medals and get autographs from the greatest names in British sailing.
Royal Dartmouth Regatta Bandstand, Royal Avenue Gardens, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PQ
6pm - RDYC to chat to competeing race crews
Our Olympic Sailors will also be at RDYC from 18.00 on Saturday as our sailors come off the water after the day's racing. Come and chat to them informally as you unwind at the Club before the prizegiving
Free WIFI courtesy of Volvo
Our fantastic principle sponsor Volvo Cars have organized free Wifi to help the sailors stay connected when they return to shore. Simply visit or be near to the Volvo V90 in Darthaven Marina and search for “VolvoSensus” in your WIFI settings provided courtesy of Volvo.
Volvo Sensus Connect – Designed around keeping you connected
Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
Full details of all events at The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 2016 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 and for 2015 please click here
Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week 2016
Click on the links below for the relevant Sailing Instructions 2016
Gaff Rigged Boats
August 27 & 28
'Seas the Day'
Sailing Instructions Amendments 1 - 6 inclusive click here
For details of events, programme and prizegivings click here
For latest information on berthing please click here
Sailing Instructions are now on line here
Crew search now available. Click here for details
For information on parking and getting around during Dartmouth Royal Regatta Sailing Week click here