Salcombe Regatta :: Invite 2010

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Salcombe Estuary Rowing Club Regatta Sunday June 6th 2010

You are all invited to attend our annual gig regatta on Sunday 6th June.  Offers of Umpiring will be gladly received – Umpires do not need to be CPGA Umpires. Please contact Emma Cowan at if you are able to help.

The intended programme is as follows:

Coxswain’s Meeting: 12 Noon followed by first race at 12.30pm

Race Order:

  1. Mens’ B
  2. Ladies B
  3. Ladies C if more than 4 Clubs have crew
  4. Juniors under 14
  5. Juniors under 16
  6. Mens’ A
  7. Ladies A
  8. Mens’ Vets (includes Tamar & Tavy Supervets Trophy.
  9. Possible separate event if over 5 crews)
  10. Ladies Vets
  11. Mixed Barbarians Race (3 men/3 women plus cox from each club – names drawn from a hat)
  12. Prize Giving

All races will start using the Yacht Club line, which is clearly marked on each side of the estuary by shore transits. As in previous years, the start is:

  • 2 minutes ~  Flag up with sound signal
  • 1 minute ~  Sound signal
  • Start  ~  Flag dropped and sound signal

Starts will be videoed and any gig over the line on the start will automatically be disqualified.  Fair starts make for fair racing!

When arriving in Salcombe please follow the signs for the Shadycombe boatpark area if you are towing, and if you are a competitor or supporter park in one of the town car parks.  Walk through the town to the Cliff House Gardens below the Yacht Club.  There is no parking near the Yacht Club. Gigs need to be rowed down the estuary to the pontoons that will be put out beneath the Yacht Club. Refreshments will be available in Cliff House Gardens and the Yacht Club is open throughout the day. No alcohol in Cliff House Gardens please! Please return any Salcombe Trophies from last year.

Details of caravan sites and local B& B’s, guesthouses and Hotels can be accessed via the Tourist Office on 01548 843927 or on the Website

Please RSVP to Emma

Looking forward to seeing you all!

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