Thousands enjoy Exmouth regatta in 'sun-kissed' conditions

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 May 2018

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2645. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2645. Picture: Terry Ife

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Rowing clubs from across the region descended on Exmouth's 'sun-kissed' beach for a regatta on Saturday (May 5).

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2670. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2670. Picture: Terry Ife

The event was the third leg of the South West Coastal Rowing League and saw Exmouth Rowing Club compete in a number of races.

Thousands of beachgoers and tourists were on hand to enjoy the competitive rowing on display in the waters off Exmouth.

The rowing club’s base, 
in Queen’s Drive, was also decked out in bunting, banners and a commemorative flag to mark the club’s 25th anniversary.

In the competition, Exmouth’s ladies teams finished third and fifth in the eight km race, while the men finished second and fifth over the same 
distance.

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2677. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2677. Picture: Terry Ife

In the four km masters event, Exmouth finished forth and fifth, while in the mixed the town’s rowers finished second and fourth.

Exmouth’s rowers will now be heading to Torquay for the ‘Thatchers Rock’ regatta this Saturday (May 12).

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2673. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2673. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2669. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2669. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2668. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2668. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2660. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2660. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2652. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2652. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2650. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2650. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2644. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2644. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2639. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2639. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2638. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2638. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2645. Picture: Terry IfeExmouth Rowing Club race day. Ref exe 19 18TI 2645. Picture: Terry Ife

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