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126 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 25
123 - 125 Seine boat races
Later Event: August 26
127 Beach Kricket