Reading Amateur Regatta

All information on Reading's best Rowing Event.

R E A D I N G   A M A T E U R    R E G A T T A

2020 Regatta Cancelled!

Rowing in Reading since 1842

Regatta Tweets!

Regatta Stream

Medals...

Every winner of an event gets one!

Help Us!

The Regatta is always looking for volunteers to help organise our event, please contact the Regatta Secretary if you are interested!



  • Close racing at the Reading Regatta!

  • The Regatta is a great day out for all!

  • The Regatta celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2017!

  • The RAR is held on the beautiful river Thames

  • The RAR is a real test for a crew!

  • The RAR is the best rowing event prior to HRR!

  • Regatta Cancelled

    You will not be surprised to hear that Reading Amateur Regatta 2020 has been cancelled. You may be aware that British Rowing has suspended all rowing events until the end of June 2020. The Reading Regatta Committee fully supports the action that British Rowing has taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read our full statement here .

    Information about the Regatta

    Reading Amateur Regatta brings exciting rowing to the Thames in Reading. The format of racing will be a buoyed two lane course rowed downstream with starts from stake boats. On Saturday the race distance will be 1500 metres, whilst on Sunday this is reduced to 1000 metres. Read more on the Info Page.

    Rules for Competitors & Coxes

    The Reading Amateur Regatta Rules are shown on this page and Competitors & Coxes MUST familiarise themselves with the rules. The Regatta is held under British Rowing rules and conforms to the row safe guide, copies of which can be downloaded from: www.britishrowing.org.

    The Draw

    The Draws will be published on the Tuesday prior to the Regatta weekend. Subsequently the draw may be changed - please confirm on the day during registration.

    Regatta Tweets!

    Regatta Stream

    Medals...

    Every winner of an event gets one!

    Help Us!

    The Regatta is always looking for volunteers to help organise our event, please contact the Regatta Secretary if you are interested!