Whitby Regatta




21st, 22nd and 23rd August.



Organisers continuing to plan as usual despite Covid uncertainty. 


The event that sees thousands of visitors heading to the town could still go ahead as normal after being postponed for the first-time last year.


In response to all the enquiries currently being received we are continuing to plan as usual for Whitby Regatta 2021 and also preparing for every eventuality. This may include having to scale down some events which normally form part of the Regatta weekend.


Developments over forthcoming months will be crucial to whether the event can go forward, especially if current social distancing measures are to be maintained.


The uncertainty lies in the conditions that must be met in each of the Government’s road map stages. 


Due to this uncertainty we are all facing the Whitby Regatta Committee will not be making a final decision until closer to the summer.


Any updates will be published on this site and the Whitby Regatta Facebook page.


We thank you all for your continued support and hope to see you this summer.

Miss Regatta


Miss Regatta 2019

Helena Graham


Helena Graham is Miss Regatta 2019 following a successful interview at the Whitby Yacht Club. Helena is a keen drama student and has been a member of the Whitby Area Musical Theatre Company since she was 8 years old. She is also an active member of Whitby Amateur Dramatics Society and has played the leading boy role in pantomimes during the past 4 years. Her latest role being Sinbad the Sailor in January’s pantomime production.

Helena attended Fyling Hall School and is currently working at the Mallyan Spout Hotel in Goathland whilst she auditions for a place at Drama School in London. In the summer of 2018 Helena taught drama to the Girl Scouts Summer Camp and also spent time in New Jersey in the United States. 

After being selected by an interview panel with Sally Landers, the Miss Regatta co-ordinator and Bill Miller, Regatta Committee Representative, Helena said she was proud to be representing the town as Miss Regatta and is excited at the prospect of undertaking the many duties that come with the selection.

Helena will have a very busy weekend fulfilling these duties which include attending planned events, presenting prizes and meeting various dignitaries. In addition this year she will be ‘pressing the button’ that starts the fireworks display and signifies the end of the Regatta festivities.







Regatta Dates


Future Regatta Dates

13th, 14th & 15th August 2022

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