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The Racing


From 14 - 16 October, 140 crews will be representing their countries as they battle the waves in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire.

You can follow along with the racing all weekend on the World Rowing audio livestream and video feed! 

RESULTS AND LIVESTREAM ON WORLD ROWINGBEACH SPRINT FINALS ENTRY LISTStart List - Friday 14 OctoberStart List - Saturday 15 OctoberStart List - Sunday 16 October

IMPORTANT information


Regency Hall
The Regency Hall car park will be open as normal and is just a 5 minute walk from the beach – SA69 9EW

Coppet Hall
Coppet Hall car park will be open as normal and is a 10 minute walk from the Har – SA69 9EY

race schedule

Important updates to the event and race schedule will be shared on the World Rowing website, on the 'News' section of our website and on our social media.




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Coastal Rowing Championships

The World Rowing Coastal Championships welcomes club rowers from around world to compete in an international competition. Courses will start from Saundersfoot and follow a course along the unique Pembrokeshire coastline.

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World Rowing

Beach sprint finals

An exhilarating format of the sport brings the elite of international coastal rowing to Saundersfoot for short, sharp sprint racing all within easy sight of the beach.

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Saundersfoot BEACH

Racing will start on the beautiful beach in Saundersfoot set within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales.

Live WebcamDownload the Coastals Course Map

Race Schedule

Coastals Start list (08/10)Beach Sprints Schedule

Oar and Boat Hire

Swift, Filippi, Ave, Kanghua and Nelo are the official boat hire providers for this event. For boat rentals, please contact your chosen manufacturer directly. Boats will be rented on a first come first served basis.  If your preferred manufacturer no longer has any boats for your race you will need to contact your second option of boat manufacturer.
If you make a private hire arrangement with a non-official supplier your boat will be treated as a private boat and the supplier will not be able to have a support presence in the boat park in Saundersfoot Harbour or on the beach unless they wish to hire an exhibition space, if so, please contact communications@worldrowingcoastals2022.org.
Private C4x will be parked at Saundersfoot Harbour.

All boats and other equipment shall comply with World Rowing Rules of Racing, including specified safety equipment. All official hire boats & oars will be shared between teams, and the Official Suppliers cannot guarantee that crews will have the same equipment each day within their rental fleet.

For more information and official supplier lists, please download the bulletin.
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Crew members and team officials will receive their accreditation at the registration desk in the Regency Hall. Team Managers will be required to bring photo identification (passport or international identification card) of all crew members to collect the accreditation for their crews. All competitors are required to carry their accreditation with them throughout the event.
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Athlete's Journey

It is essential you plan your travel arrangements prior to arriving in Saundersfoot.


The nearest international airport to Saundersfoot is Cardiff International Airport.


145km from Cardiff Airport - 1 hour 45 drive
350km from London Heathrow - 4 hour drive 

For help with airport transfers please contact Nirvana here - they have shuttle buses running from London Heathrow, Bristol and Cardiff.


Alternatively it is possible to get a train to Saundersfoot (note there is a 20 minute walk from the train station down a steam road with no pavement into Saundersfoot) or Tenby


There is also a bus service from London Victoria.

Local Transport

- Shuttle bus from Tenby to Saundersfoot
- Park/ride and walk options
- Private transfers via Nirvana
- Bikes and Tuk Tuks within Saundersfoot


WCRBSF22 are delighted to be able to offer participants discounts on Ferries for Irish Sea Routes.  The offer details are listed below:

20% discount (before fees/dues) for journeys by car, motorhome, motorcycle on Irish Sea routes. Also includes boat trailers towed by van/minibus. Running 26 September - end of October 2022

Those travelling will have the option of booking Economy, Flexi or Premium motorist fares (terms and conditions vary foreach) and the prices shown will include the agreed discount. Discount is not given on any extras booked i.e. cabins, meals, etc.

To book simply click here and enter your: first name, surname and event number: (O122C)

Irish Ferries
Irish Ferries have special rates for travelling to and from the event. To check prices and make a booking, please send a request to clubdeals@irishferries.com quoting code ROWUK and including the details below:

- Names of all travelling
- Date of birth and nationality for each person
- Do any passengers require special assistance
- Dates of travel (out and return)
- Route
- Times of sailings
- Type of on board accommodation (e.g. ClubClass or cabin) if needed
- Vehicle make and registration number
- Where booking for a motorhome, please include height and length of the vehicle in meters
- A contact postal address
- A contact mobile phone number
- Name of the specific event that they're attending

This code is valid for bookings and travel up to 31/12/2022 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, offer or discount. Discount cannot be used if paying with Tesco Boost Tokens and applies to the cost of the journey excluding fees and charges. Use of these promotion codes will be monitored and they will be revoked if any misuse is detected.

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Athlete's Step by Step Guide

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As an event on the sea and hosted in the middle of a National Park, sustainability is really important to us. Read more about our commitment to sustainability and minimising our impact on the environment.

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Travel & Accommodation

Our official travel and accommodation partners, Nirvana are here to help you make your arrangements for the World Coastals in 2022. As well as helping organise your travel and accommodation, Nirvana will help ensure all those extra little details you need as a competitor are sorted. They can even help arrange for you to spend a little extra time in Wales after the event.

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Explore the local area

Surrounded by sea on three sides, Pembrokeshire is a haven for exhilarating water sports, spectacular coastal walks and the freshest seafood all set in a wild and incredibly beautiful landscape.

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