25 February

February 2020

The Rules for the three Club Events for men, The Thames, The Wyfold and The Britannia Challenge Cups and the one Club Event for women (to be introduced into the Regatta programme in 2021), are intended to ensure that the crews entered for these events are genuine club crews, that is, crews that train together from the same club and compete together...

10 December

  • Two new events for women to be included in the extended racing programme
  • New Student Women’s Eights event in 2020 named as The Island Challenge Cup
  • From 2021 the Regatta will offer 10 events for women


Following the Annual General Meeting this afternoon, The Stewards of Henley Royal Regatta are...

31 July

Henley Royal Regatta is very pleased to announce that its application for an additional premises licence allowing the Regatta to extend from the current five days, starting on the Wednesday of Regatta week, to six days with competition starting on the Tuesday, has been approved by Wokingham Borough Council's Licensing Authority.


04 July

  • BT Sport commits to broadcasting Henley Royal Regatta live in 2019 and 2020
  • Mark Durden-Smith and Craig Doyle to present BT Sport coverage
  • Sunset+Vine will continue as Production partner to Henley Royal Regatta and BT Sport


Henley-on-Thames, UK. The Stewards of Henley Royal Regatta are delighted the announce a renewed...

20 June

Henley Royal Regatta is breaking records again this year with 660 entries, an increase of almost 100 on the benchmark set in 2018, with 159 overseas crews representing 17 nations, around 1900 athletes.

Highlights of the 2019 entry include the mixed military crews of the King’s Cup, strong international representation...

23 January

In commemoration of the centenary of the 1919 Royal Henley Peace Regatta, Military VIIIs will once again compete against each other at Henley Royal Regatta after a one hundred year hiatus.

For the first time, male and female military athletes will row in the same boat at an elite international event. The King’s Cup will see crews from the original six nations of Australia, Canada,...

04 December


Today, Henley Royal Regatta is delighted to announce the election of three new Stewards:

  • Alison Faiers
    • A British Rowing Multi-lane Umpire. Alison has volunteered at the Regatta for many years.
  • Sarah Cook
    • Australian rower and former...

04 December


Today, Henley Royal Regatta has announced a new Rule and amendments to the event’s current regulations. The Rule has been introduced to ensure the highest level of sportsmanship at next year’s Regatta.

New General Rule

The Stewards added a new General Rule under Unsporting...

24 June

Follow a meeting of the Committee on Sunday 24th June, details of the Qualifying Races for the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta have now been published

General Information on Qualifying can be found here.

Names of Crews Required to Qualify can be ...

21 June

The 2018 edition of the Henley Royal Regatta will see the third-largest entry on record, with 565 boats divided up into 454 domestic and 111 overseas crews.

Mahe Drysdale will return to Henley Royal Regatta as a five-times winner of The Diamond Challenge Sculls, aiming to equal Stuart Mackenzie’s record of six victories. Drysdale, who last competed at the Regatta in 2016 but lost in...

20 June

Henley Royal Regatta is delighted to announce Moët & Chandon as the Official Champagne Partner of Henley Royal Regatta. The long-term partnership with the world’s largest champagne brand will see Moët & Chandon exclusively supply champagne to the Stewards’ and Regatta Enclosures.

Adding to the prestige and spectacle of the event, Moët & Chandon will become...

Working at Henley Royal Regatta
16 March

Henley Royal Regatta is one of the most prestigious sporting and social occasions in the world and attracts over 300,000 spectators each year.

We recruit a number of temporary staff each year in a wide variety of roles to help stage the Regatta. Applications for 2018 are now closed.