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LNTM 13-23 Head of the Dart – Paddleboard – 29th April 2023

All mariners are advised:

The annual Head of the Dart – Stand up paddleboard event is taking place on the 29th April 2023.

The course starts in Dartmouth from the higher ferry slipway, heading upstream, finishing in Totnes.

From 11:30 – 15:00 the river will have near 300 paddlers making their way up to Totnes. There is a mixture of abilities and as such, vessel wash should be kept to a minimum.

All mariners are to take advice from the water safety team and direction from the River Officers.

For information when in the area, call “DartNav” on VHF Ch11.


Afloat time 11:30 approx.
First wave (leisure fleet) 12:00
Last wave (dragon fleet) 12:40
Last competitor expected off the water 15:00


Jack Handley

Assistant Harbourmaster – Compliance

Issued 27/04/2023

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