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Red Arrows cancel display at Fowey Regatta

Due to challenging weather conditions, the Red Arrows have tweeted that the bad weather had put a halt to their plans to fly at Fowey Regatta.

The news will come as a disappointment to many who were hoping to watch a spectacular display at 6pm.

The Arrows also had to cancel their planned appearance at the fireworks championships in Plymouth last night.

Red Arrows doing their best to fly at Fowey Regatta

Due to challenging weather conditions today, the Red Arrows have tweeted that they're "putting plans in place" for two displays to happen at Fowey Regatta.

But bad weather meant the Arrows had to cancel their planned appearance at the fireworks championships in Plymouth last night.

And they are still unsure whether they will be able to take to the skies at 6pm.

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Red Arrows at the Fowey Regatta: thousands expected

The Red Arrows performing in a display earlier this year. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Thousands are expected in the Cornish town of Fowey later as the Red Arrows, perform at the regatta.

Bad weather meant the Arrows had to cancel their planned appearance at fireworks championships in Plymouth last night - but all being well they will be soaring across West Country skies today.

Fowey's week-long event is one of the most popular in the sailing calendar. Local Troy yachts will be racing - only 28 of which have ever been built.

Paignton Regatta fireworks postponed due to bad weather

Paignton Regatta has postponed it's fireworks display due to bad weather predicted for this evening and throughout today (August 13th).

The display was due to start this evening at 21:45 but will now take place tomorrow (Friday August 14th).

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Preparations for Torbay Regatta

Crew ready their yachts for the regatta Credit: ITV Westcountry

Now entering its 5th year, Torbay Week has become one of the premiere sailing regattas in the South West. Jointly organised and run by the four local sailing and yacht clubs, Torbay Week is open to all types of Dinghies and Yachts.

The regatta is one of the west's top sailing events Credit: ITV Westcountry

Races are held each day for most boat classes and there are social events hosted in the evenings. For those not taking part on the water, the horseshoe shape of the bay provides plenty of opportunities for spectators. There are also a host of other attractions and land based activities.

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