City of Exeter Regatta

Established 1864

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Saturday 8th July 2017

Exeter's Oldest Sporting Event

The Regatta is a fun, free and family-friendly day out that takes place in the heart of the city on the beautiful and historic Exeter Quayside. An annual event, it attracts hundreds of competitors of all ages and abilities to compete in over 100 sprint races along a 400m course. There is no admission charge for the day, and the event attracts many spectators who follow the close racing from the vantage point of the Quay and the cafes, restaurants and bars that line the course.

Races are rowed in a variety of boat classes from the single sculls, all the way up to the large sweep eights. Exeter is one of the regattas that make up the West of England Rowing Championships for coxed fours and single sculls.

Races 10:00am-5:45pm

Prize Giving 6:30pm - Exeter Rowing Club

Draw & Results

The Draw and Racing Programme  is available online. Results will be available on the day of the Regatta. Past results are available here. 

Support the Regatta

Support for the running of the Regatta is provided by members of the Exeter Rowing Club and Friends of the Regatta.

We rely on volunteers, sponsorship and donations to run the regatta. Support from individuals and organisations is essential so that rowers from 13 to over 70 are able to compete in this vibrant annual event. If you would like to support the event please do get in contact. Please let us know if you wish to donate, offer services in kind or if you would like to become a regatta sponsor.

Sponsors and Supporters of the 2017 Regatta