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Bristol Avon at Saltford Regatta

 

The 2015 regatta was held on Saturday 16 May.

 

It included the competition for the WEST OF ENGLAND CHALLENGE VASE (Open Senior 4+)

 

2015 draw            2015 Results incl times (pdf)

 

                           2015 Results incl times (excel)

 

                           Course Records

                          

           

Parking   General   Circulation Pattern   Welfare

 

 

2015 poster

 

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Tuck in during the regatta at Cafe Avon

 

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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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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