South Yorkshire Waterways
Page 24. Navigation Notes. Final Paragraph. General Information about Doncaster Rowing Club's Regatta
Takes place annually on the Saturday of the late May Bank Holiday (on the 26th in 2012)
Two buoyed lanes in the River Don. The 600 metre course stretches 300 metres either side of the clubhouse (map 8). Boats race downstream. 09.30 to 18.00, with a lunch-break. About 70 races - starts are every 5 minutes. The club's website http://www.doncaster-rowing-club.org/ states that "River traffic will be stopped during races but will be allowed to pass between races."