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Cobmarsh Marathon and Dinghy Races

Saturday 30th July

The Cobmarsh Marathon and Dinghy Races take place before the main Regatta and in 2022 are on Saturday 30th July.
The main Cobmarsh event is a pair-oared Rowing Race around Cobmarsh Island, followed by several more light-hearted rowing race

The Dinghy Sailing Events and MFOB Race take place in the morning of the 30th July.

The Cobmarsh Marathon is a pair-oared Rowing Race with several classes for different types of boats not exceeding 14ft. following a course of 1.2 miles around Cobmarsh Island. The start is by Ted Woolf’s Shed on Coast Road, and is open for anyone to enter on the day.

The main race start time was 3pm. This is then followed by various other ‘light hearted’ races suitable for any type of rowing boat.

There are usually a large number of spectators for this event who watch from the grass bank.

Full race results are on the Results page.

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