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ABOUT US

Vision for World Rowing Masters Regatta 2023

Our vision is to deliver a world-class regatta that is profoundly African and leaves a legacy for South African rowing and the local community.

Regatta with a purpose

Our long-term vision is to use the event as a catalyst for the creation of a world-class water sports centre at Roodeplaat Dam that leaves a lasting legacy for South African rowing and create jobs and sustained economic development for the local and regional communities.

KEY OBJECTIVES

A WORLD CLASS EVENT

We will deliver an event that is World Class in terms of technical compliance and customer experience.

PROUDLY AFRICAN

We are proud of our African roots, and “African-ness” must be apparent in all aspects of the regatta.

ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT

The event must improve the environment, build event hosting capabilities and strengthen relations between, rowing, the community and government.

FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE & VIABLE

The event must deliver value for all stakeholders. A minimum participation of 2600 athletes will ensure the viability of the event.

WORLD ROWING MASTERS REGATTA 2023 IN NUMBERS

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ABOUT THE EVENT

  1. 4 days of competition
  2. 400 races - races every 3 minutes
  3. Over 1400 medals
  4. 2600 competitors and 3600 spectators
  1. Visitors from 50 countries
  2. Over 50 international and national officials
  3. 300 volunteers

MEET OUR ATHLETES

Start planning your trip today!

We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful country. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us and we'll see how we can help.

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World Rowing Masters Regatta 2023 in South Africa