Regatta - Oldest Sailing Regattas

Oldest Sailing Regattas

  • 1775 - Cumberland Cup - organised by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, UK
  • 1822 - Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, Dartmouth, UK
  • 1823 - Port of Plymouth Regatta, Plymouth, UK
  • 1826 - Cowes Week, Isle of Wight, UK
  • 1828 - Royal Harwich Regatta, Harwich, UK
  • 1837 - Sydney Australia Day Regatta - held every year since 1837 - longest running without a break
  • 1838 - Royal Hobart Regatta, Australia
  • 1840 - Auckland Anniversary Regatta, New Zealand
  • 1844 - Royal Geelong Regatta / Audi Victoria Week, Royal Geelong Yacht Club, Australia
  • 1845 - New York Yacht Club Regatta, USA
  • 1849 - Race to the Coast - Southern Yacht Club Regatta, Oldest continuously running regatta in the Western Hemisphere USA
  • 1851 - America's Cup, usually competed for in the country of the current defender/holder
  • 1851 - Port Esperance Regatta, Australia
  • 1886 - Torbay Royal Regatta, Torbay, UK
  • 1894 - Britannia Boating Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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