Knysna to host big regatta

Knysna will once again host the annual Midway Classic Regatta and Heads Race.

The event, organised by Western Cape Rowing, takes place on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 at Belvidere Estate.

“The event is fast becoming a flagship event for rowing in South Africa with the 2015 event drawing top crews from the Western Cape (Bishops Diocesan College, South African College School, Rondebosch Boys’ High School, Somerset College and Peninsula Girls Rowing Club) and Eastern Cape (Grey College PE, Clarendon School, Diocesan School for Girls, St Andrew’s College, Zwartkops Rowing Club and Selborne College),” said Greta Engelbrecht, president of Western Cape Rowing.

More than 300 rowers and their supporters will descend on Knysna for two days of racing, showcasing some of the top rowing talent in South Africa.

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