Miss Regatta


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Miss Regatta 2017

Paris Mai Whisson



The 19-year-old beautician and hairdresser is Whitby born and bred and says it will be a “great honour” to represent her home town.

She said: “I have always loved Regatta, it brings everyone out in the community that you haven’t seen for years. I’m really excited, it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity! I have always seen Miss Regatta going past, and I like a challenge.”

Paris added: “I’m very happy, I feel very lucky. My mum was crying on the phone when I told her I’d been chosen. It’s something I have always wanted to do and I'm looking forward to seeing all the locals. I like to see the children's faces - I want to get people excited for Regatta again.

Paris, who works at Kristy's Hair and Beauty Salon, attended three Whitby schools growing up: East Whitby, Eskdale and Whitby Community College and said her favourite part of the fun is the rowing, where she enjoys cheering many of her friends on.

As a beautician, Paris said her interests lie in the "glamorous" side of life, while she is also passionate about helping and meeting people.


Photograph and story courtesy of the Whitby Gazette.


Regatta Dates

Saturday 11th August 2018

Sunday 12th August 2018

Monday 13th August 2018

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15th, 16th & 17th August 2020

7th, 8th, & 9th August 2021

13th, 14th &15th August 2022

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