This year’s Exe Regatta promises to be a fantastic weekend of activities including sailing, fishing, surf life-saving and cardboard boat building!

Book the dates now: June 8th/9th 2019

All five sailing clubs on the Exe Estuary are participating and each one has responsibility for a part of the Regatta. SYC is in charge of the overall organisation this year.

The clubs involved are Exe Sailing Club, Lympstone Sailing Club, Starcross Yacht Club, Starcross Fishing and Cruising Club and Topsham Sailing Club.

The Exe Regatta would not run without the active and generous support of our Gold sponsors, who this year are Tozer’s Solicitors, St Peter’s Preparatory School, Wilkinson Grant Estate Agents, Exe Sails and Covers and our Media Partners, Hedgerow Marketing.

Exe Regatta interview on ExmouthAir radio

Listen to Exe Regatta Committee member Lesley Anderson being interviewed on ExmouthAir radio by clicking here






Enter now for Regatta events (Full Programme)

Events this year include Cruiser Racing from Topsham Sailing Club, Monohull Dinghy Racing from Starcross Yacht Club and Multihull Racing at sea off Exmouth, all on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday Starcross Fishing and Cruising Club are running an open-boat fishing competition with the weigh-in at SFCC at 5pm.

Saturday Night Social Event

On Saturday night the Regatta Social is being hosted by Lympstone Sailing Club and features a live band “Reckless”. Catering is provided by Greendales. Tickets are only £10 and can be booked now via the Exe Regatta website.

Novel Under-16s' event: the Cardboard Boat Challenge

On Sunday the sailing continues with the addition of a special event for under-16s. This is the “Cardboard Boat Challenge” where competitors have to float their cardboard creations around a short course! This event is being organised by Topsham Sailing Club.

Prize Draw and Prizegiving

The racing complete, the weekend rounds off with the Regatta Prize-Giving hosted by Lympstone Sailing Club at around 5pm. Tea and cakes will be provided and all competitors and regatta helpers will be entered into a generous Prize Draw with prizes donated by Exe Sails and Covers.


Entries for all these events and full details can be found on the Regatta website.

How SYC members can help

  • As SYC is the club in overall charge we are hoping for a large entry from all corners of the SYC boat park and from young and old! Please support the Regatta to make it a success.
  • Important note for sailing competitors: all entries must be made online and entries will close at midnight on Thursday June 6th. There will be no entries on the day.
  • If you are not competing and would like to help out, then we need to hear from you. We still have vacancies on the committee boat and in the racebox. Please contact Vyv at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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