The key to steering a dongola is setting things up so that you can do as little work as possible in terms of steering and can concentrate on paddling. Ideally you want a completely even crew paddling on the left and the right with the most power towards the back of the boat. You should […]
The Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta Committee are delighted to announce that Christine Sorsbie has accepted the position as the Regatta President for 2014. Christine has been coming to the regatta for over 60 years in both a competing and spectating capacity. Christine was born in Wargrave at the ‘Thatched Cottage’ opposite the site of the […]
Are you looking for a summer job? We are currently looking for staff to work at the Regatta this year (8th & 9th August). If this is something that you would like to do or would like more information on, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org – we look forward to hearing from you.
REMINDER NOTICE: This is your two week reminder until entries close for the 2014 regatta… Click Here to visit the entries website. Entries close at 7pm on Tuesday 15th July so please ensure you get your entry in by then as we cannot accept late entries, no exceptions!
For many years Wargrave & Shiplake regatta has offered the opportunity for competitors to practice for the the events for which they have entered from both the Shiplake bank and from Wargrave Boat Club. For the two and a half weeks before the regatta the bank and river is bustling with activity. Each session requires […]
The dates for our 150th Anniversary Regatta in 2017 have been set. W&SR 2017 will take place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August. As the 150th Anniversary of the Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta, plans are afoot to bring you an unforgettable Regatta to celebrate this landmark. More details will be made available over the […]
With great pride this year, we were able to launch three fantastic new dongolas into the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta fleet. This were kindly donated to the regatta by the Stubbs family and we are sure will see some great racing in the years to come. The Under 12 Dongola were the first to […]
Did you lose anything at the regatta? See below for the list of items we found. These can be collected from the Wargrave Boat Club. 2013 Regatta Lost Property Tops: Black Gilbert (name label MacRae) Blue Jack Wills Hoodie Black Reebok waterproof Small Next blue/yellow rugby shirt Age 5 Small blue hoodie Ages 8-10 Child […]
A big thank you to everyone who came to our “Hampers & Champers” night at Harpsden Village Hall the Saturday before the Regatta. A great time was had by all (we hope!), and we look forward to seeing you all again in two years time for the next Summer Ball. We will also be looking […]
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