Sadly, once again, there will be no actual Regatta this year. There is, however, another opportunity for the very brave, and those inclined to frivolity, to enter the 2021 Virtual Punting in Canoes You may recall that this formed a poor substitute for the real Regatta in 2020. The winners, Sophie and Henry Snape, and indeed […]
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Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta 2021 With deep regret, we have decided to cancel this year’s Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta. As you will appreciate, this was not an easy decision to take – so we were enormously grateful to those who responded to our April survey, asking people’s opinions about attending a regatta this summer. From the […]
Like every outdoor – particularly local – event, we were devastated not to be able to hold the Wargeave & Shiplake Regatta in 2020. So we are sending you this ‘Spring’ edition of Silver Rudder to update you on our thinking for 2021. View the Spring 2021 Silver Rudder
Although the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta cannot take place this weekend, we can announce that Virtual Punting in Canoes will be available to all. Whilst this cannot hope to replace the Regatta, we hope that it will kindle enough memories of the fellowship and fun enjoyed by so many at this time of year to […]
It is with the deepest of regret that we have decided to cancel this year’s Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta. When we wrote to friends and supporters at the end of April, we were hopeful that leaving the decision until the end of May might allow us to respond to better news. After all, much of […]
Please note an important date for your social diaries…! The biennial fundraiser party for the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta is taking place on Saturday 9th November 2019. This year the event will be held at Hurst Village Hall and will include some food, drinks, dancing and some incredible auction prizes! This event is always a […]
Check out the 2019 edition of the Regatta Newsletter the Silver Rudder. Crammed full of action-packed photos from the 2019 Regatta and Swim plus all the winners!
As a Committee, we are aware that weather conditions are likely to be unfavourable for this weekend’s Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta. At present, we are expecting to hold the Regatta as planned. Any change to this advice (such as cancelling the regatta) will be published on our website by 0500 Friday 9 August 2019. If […]
We’re in the final stretch before the Regatta starts on 9th August. Practices are under way and programmes will be available from 1st August. For any competitors wanting to book a practice, from both Wargrave & Shiplake banks, full details on timings and how to book can be found HERE.
Entries for the 2019 Regatta are now OPEN! Regatta entries will remain open until 7pm on Tuesday 16th July. Please read the full Conditions of Entry and Age Requirements to ensure you are correctly entering crews for each event.
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Future Regatta dates
- 5 & 6 August 2022
- 4 & 5 August 2023