Pla­cen­tia Re­gatta this week­end

The Compass - - SPORTS - editor@CBN­com­pass.ca

This week­end, 60 crews from Pla­cen­tia, St. John’s, Har­bour Grace and Por­tu­gal Cove will com­pete in the 52nd edi­tion of the Pla­cen­tia Re­gatta. Sev­en­teen races are sched­uled to take place, in­clud­ing the Adrian Tra­verse Men’s Cham­pi­onship and the Karen Ker­rivan Ladies Cham­pi­onship. Races will take place Satur­day, July 18, with the usual games and food con­ces­sions also set up at South­east Arm, Pla­cen­tia. The first race starts at 8 a.m. There will also be live mu­sic and a beer gar­den. An open­ing cer­e­monies event will take place the night be­fore start­ing at 8 p.m., with live en­ter­tain­ment, free hot dogs and soda pop, and fire­works.

COM­PASS FILE PHOTO

The Fab­u­lous You team from Pla­cen­tia earned a sil­ver medal at the 2014 Pla­cen­tia Re­gatta. Team mem­bers in­cluded, from left, Tammy Lock­yer, Sandy Smith, Va­lerie Lan­non and Leighanne Grandville. Other mem­bers of the team not pic­tured were Wendy Leonard and Sarah Pomeroy.

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