Welcome to the 2016 Appledore & Instow Regatta
131 Years of Maritime Celebration
11th to 21st August 2016
The Appledore & Instow Regatta is a celebration of all things maritime with a week of events organised for everyone to enjoy and have fun with many stalls.
This years Regatta is spread over 2 weeks due to tide times and availability of crews' with some of the usually later events taking place before the traditional Regatta Sunday.
The Regatta includes Gaffers & Luggers Sailing Races Model Yachts Racing, with new for 2014 Dragon Boat Style Racing, World Championship Crabbing Contest, Salmon Boat Races, Gig Sprints, Gig Club Racing, Beach Tug of War, Gig River Races, with competitive W.E.A.R.A. Rowing with 10 Clubs in 38 Races and loads of other events and activities in both Appledore & Instow Villages.
The Regatta activities, traditions and events are organised throughout the Regatta week in the Villages of both Appledore & Instow including:
Art Show, Crabbing Competition, Fishing Competition, Sailing Boat Race, Greasy Pole Walking, Model Yacht Racing, Outboard Motor Race, Pilot Gig Sprint Race, Rowing, Sculling over the stern and the Boat Tug of War, Miller & Sweep Flour Battle with a variety of other activities and stall holders.
Take a look at the
to find out what's on, when and where.
As with previous years, the ongoing support from the RNLI - Appledore Lifeboat Crews will be ever present during the Regatta and we thank them for their continued support.
We also thank W.E.A.R.A. and the many Rowing Clubs and Crews for their continued participation in the
Appledore & Instow Regatta.
Photo courtesy of Adrian Roach ©
We're looking for Committee Members & Volunteers for the 2016 Regatta