Dover Regatta 2024


10.30am start

Dover RC Regatta Programme

Dover RC Basic Regatta Programme

List of Sponsors and Companies who have contributed to Dover Regatta 2024
A & S Self Storage Ltd
Channel RIBs Dover Ltd
Cinque Ports Sailing
Coombe Valley Transport
Mr N.J. Cooke
Mr W. Coleman
Deal Podiatry Clinic
Dover District Sport Group
Dover Express
Dover Harbour Board
Dover Watersports Centre
Mr S. Duncan
East Kent Mercury
Elizabeth Foley Design
Mr K.C. Goodwin
Mrs J. Hall
Health & Safety South East Ltd
High Pressure Services
IMP Studio & Live
Mrs J. Mann
Kent Stonemason
The Lord of Kincavel
Mr R. Kirk – Riverside Catering
Mr D. Newman
Pro Parts (Kent) Ltd – Lee Smith
Mr A. Ratcliff
The Ratzkins
Roche Electrical
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club
Salty Sea Yoga – Marie Cockerell
Sharp & Enright Ships Chandler
Miss J. Silk
Chris Wong
Steve Woods

The buoys running parallel to the beach (one red, one green and the rest yellow), which mark the swimmer’s lane remain in place and do not follow the line of the course. The yellow chains between them will be removed for the event.  PLEASE NOTE: You are required to remain shoreside of the large green buoy at the end of the new pier.   

Start at the Western end of the harbour, row approx. 800 m to buoys at the Eastern end of the harbour in front of the sea wall and return to the start. Stations are numbered from the INSIDE of the course.

Please ensure you unload your boats and remove your trailers ASAP.  Please follow directions from the DRC marshalls and unload/load in the designated area and then park the towing vehicle in the area advised by the Marshall.

Will all clubs please notify the Regatta Secretary (Jacky Silk/Julie Hall) of any scratching’s/name changes NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE the start of the first race, at the officials stand located on the beach.

Will be held at the regatta Control located on the beach at 10.00am.

Will be accepted subject to there being no more than 10 boats in any fours event and 12 boats in any pairs or sculls event (unless the Umpires or Judges have deemed extra crew(s) may race and space on the course permits).

Situated between the starters and food tents, utilising DRC fully trained members.

All Clubs to abide by CARA Water safety Code

The Junior Aggregate Trophy, The Castle Trophy donated by C. F. Bollan’s Esq, is awarded to the Club gaining the highest number of points in the Men’s Junior Fours, Women’s Junior Fours, Men’s Junior Pairs, Women’s Junior Pairs and Men’s Junior Sculls and Women’s Junior Sculls.

The Senior Aggregate Trophy donated by William F. Bingham BEM, is awarded to the Club gaining the highest number of points in the Men’s Senior Fours, Women’s Senior Fours, Men’s Senior Pairs, Women’s Senior Pairs and Men’s Senior Sculls.

The Grand Aggregate Trophy, the Coronation Cup, is awarded to the Club gaining the highest number of points at the regatta in the following events; Men’s and Women’s Senior Fours, Men’s Junior-Senior Fours, Men’s and Women’s Junior Fours, Men’s and Women’s Novice Fours, Men’s and Women’s Senior Pairs, Men’s and Women’s Junior Pairs, Men’s Senior Sculls, Men’s Junior Sculls, Men’s Novice Sculls, Women’s Novice Sculls, Women’s Double Sculls, Open Masters Fours 40+, Open Masters Fours 50+ and Women’s Masters Fours 40+.

The Roger Cuff Trophy is awarded to the club with the most sculling points.

The Dai Rees Memorial Trophy is awarded to the first Kent Junior-Senior Crew across the finish line in the Junior-Senior Fours race.

1st Place: 5 pts,      2nd Place: 3 pts,      3rd Place: 1 pt.

Will be presented approximately 30 minutes after the finish of the last race.

Starters/Judges:          R. Epps, P. Hoveman, L. Taylor & B. Watkins
Umpires:                     D. Hills & R. Smith
Regatta Secretary:      J. Silk & J. Hall
Commentator:             K. Goodwin

BEXHILL                   Red, White & Green
DEAL                        White with Purple & Grey Bands
DOVER                     Royal Blue & White Quadrants
EASTBOURNE         Blue & Yellow Quadrants
FOLKESTONE         Yellow
HASTINGS               Red with Gold Band
HERNE BAY             Blue with White Maltese Cross
SHOREHAM             White with Blue Band
SOUTHSEA              Sky Blue with White & Navy Bands
WORTHING             Red with Blue Band



Regatta Task List 2024