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Bristol Avon at Saltford Regatta

 

The 2014 regatta will be held on Saturday 10 May.

 

2014 poster

 

The regatta is organised by Avon County Rowing Club and takes place on the River Avon at Saltford, between Bath and Bristol. The course is 1000 metres and straight.

 

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2013 Information:

 

2013 results (Excel)

 

Course Records

                       

2013 draw

             

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BACKGROUND

 

A regatta was held on this course until 1972, when it moved to Bristol docks. In its heyday, it was called “the Henley of the West”. The regatta moved back to Saltford in 2008.

 

The history (pdf 491kb) gives a vivid picture of an Edwardian Regatta.

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on their way to the start

 

 

 

Saltford regatta old picture lowres

“The Henley of the West”

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