Welcome to Whitby Regatta

A full weekend of entertainment, embracing yacht and rowing races and free entertainment, finishing with a prize presentation and spectacular firework display.

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A Historic Celebration

With a history of over one hundred and eighty years of aquatic competition and entertainment. The Whitby Regatta is probably the oldest sea Regatta on the northeast coast and has drawn large crowds into Whitby over the years.


  • Spectacular Fireworks Display
  • RAF Red Arrows Aerobatic Display Team
  • Regatta Fun Run
  • RAF Battle of Britain Lancaster Flying Display
  • Rowing Races
  • Spit and Polish Classic Car Rally

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The Whitby Regatta Organisers are looking for additional people to help out during the famous Whitby Regatta weekend event which is taking place in August.

Are you ‘customer-friendly’, aged 16 or over, reliable and available for helping out sometime over the Whitby Regatta weekend?

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This year

Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th and Monday 15th August

Future Regatta Dates

12th, 13th & 14th August 2023

17th, 18th & 19th August 2024

9th, 10th & 11th August 2025

8th, 9th & 10th August 2026

14th, 15th & 16th August 2027


Our Sponsors

We wish to thank all of those listed below for their generous sponshorship and kind support


The Whitby Regatta would like to thank the officials and members of Whitby Conservative Club for the use of their meeting room throughout the year.

If you would like to sponser the Whitby Regatta in any way please contact us at:

PO Box 50, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3YN

E-mail: whitbyregatta@live.co.uk

Telephone: 07827 452753

Web Site: www.whitbyregatta.co.uk


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