Thank you for visiting the Appledore & Instow Regatta Website.

We're having a well deserved rest after this years Regatta.

We'll be right back Spring 2019 for the 134th Appledore & Instow Regatta 2019.

So please check our site again from March 2019 onwards.

The annual Appledore & Instow Regatta is great local time honoured maritime celebration established since 1885 with various traditional and contemporary events across a number of days in July and August including an array of stalls and many more things to see and do.

Previous Regatta events have included Gaffers & Luggers Sailing Races, Model Yacht Racing, with 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, N.D.Y.C. Sailing races.

With additional events and activities in both Appledore & Instow Villages with a local Art Show, 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.

Access to the Appledore & Instow Regatta is free, although some events may require a small fee.

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.


The Regatta Committee welcomes Volunteers to help support Appledore & Instow Regatta events and activities.

So if can spare some time please contact the Regatta Secretary

Peter Reveley, Regatta Secretary

36 Staddon Road, Appledore, North Devon, EX39 1RF

+44 (0)1237 470500

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