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123 Shaldon Regatta's Great Duck Race

Ducks on sale throughout the Regatta, although numbers are limited

  • Course from Pole Sand to Ferry Landing on Shaldon beach
  • Finish line is mouth of the river
  • £1 per duck entered
  • Race subject to weather conditions

Recovery of Ducks

  • Entries for duck collection taken at committee stand at 1pm prompt
  • Recovery of ducks by rowing dinghies ONLY
  • Committee regatta dinghies may be borrowed on a first come, first served basis
  • Two oars only per boat
  • Maximum of three children recovering ducks per boat, 14 years or under
  • Competitors of 10 years and under must be in a boat with an adult
  • Life jackets must be worn by under 16s
  • Rower is responsible for safety of crew and not permitted to collect ducks
  • No fishing nets to be used
  • 5p per duck recovered
Earlier Event: August 26
122 Sailing
Later Event: August 26
124 - 126 Seine boat races