Whitby Regatta 2017
Posted on 1st August 2017 at 09:01
Whitby Regatta … its very name conjures up billowing white sails, crowded quays and spectacular firework displays!
This year’s event - Friday 18th, Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th and Monday 21st August - marks 177 years of aquatic-related entertainment.
Possibly the oldest of its kind on the northeast coast, Whitby Regatta is always a huge crowd-puller for the town.
Yet ... how did this iconic event even begin? Keep reading! ...