Dartmouth Royal Regatta

Thousands of people are expected to visit The Dartmouth Royal Regatta over the next few days.

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PICTURES: A day at Dartmouth Regatta

Our reporter Bob Cruwys has spent the day at Dartmouth Royal Regatta, looking at all the organisation behind such a popular event, with so many boats, competitors and tourists involved.

He took a few photos along the way:

HMS Chiddingfold sweeps into Dartmouth to take on her role as guardship for the Royal Regatta Credit: ITV News West Country
Navigating the River Dart is no problem for the crew of the Royal Navy mine hunter Credit: ITV News West Country
The landscape around the River Dart provides an amazing setting for the regatta Credit: ITV News West Country
The crew stand to attention as they arrive at the Devon port Credit: ITV News West Country
The picturesque port plays host to the regatta every year - it runs until Saturday Credit: ITV News West Country
One of the local inhabitants - Nik-Nik the resident dolphin - also turned up to join in the fun Credit: ITV News West Country

If you'd like to share your photos of Dartmouth Royal Regatta - we'd love to see them.

You can email them to westcountry@itv.com


Dartmouth Royal Regatta opens: full report

Dartmouth’s 190th Royal Regatta opened today.

The Regatta is based around a schedule of rowing and sailing events, but also incorporates a busy programme of activities including air displays, fireworks, a large fair, and many other smaller events that happen in and around the town centre.

Nearly 100,000 people visit Dartmouth during the Regatta period, making making it one of the largest public events in the South West.


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