Maidenhead Rowing Club has announced some exciting changes for its annual summer regatta this year.

Taking place on Saturday 9th August, Maidenhead has extended its day’s racing to now include lunchtime races and 250m super sprints.

James Hanson, Maidenhead Rowing Club Captain, explains: “The Maidenhead Regatta has been running for over 100 years but we felt this year, especially with the national competition review, provided the perfect opportunity for us to trial a new format.

“The new races will still sit within the traditional regatta but they provide a great new opportunity for competitors and spectators to enjoy an even more exciting day’s racing. Our aim as a club has always been to put on the best event we can for both competitors and spectators, and we feel these changes allow us to do just that.”

Maidenhead Regatta is run over a 500m course with events catering for all, from J14 to elite. It attracts hundreds of crews and spectators each year, with cash prizes, riverbank refreshments and entertainment.

Entries are open from 4th July and more information is available here. <Link to regatta flyer>