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Come and enjoy one of Cornwall’s summer traditions. Each village on the Helford hosts a Regatta where locals will come together and compete in events like the Dad’s rowing boat race, kayaking race, swimming races. It’s a greta spectator sport too and you have to enjoy some it from the water with our Helford River Cruises and Koru Kayak and Paddleboard Adventures from the Budock Vean Hotel forehsore. It all start this Saturday with the Port Navas Regatta and our Koru Cafe will be open 11am-3pm at the foreshore so you can take pasties, brownies, popcorn, crisps and a whole host of snacks and drinks available to have at the foreshore or as takeout to take on board. Best to pre order pasties to meat, vegan Kerelan and spicy bean rolls available:

Port Navas Regatta 29 July Boat trips 1pm and 2.45pm, Kayaking 10am and 1pm, Paddleboarding 1pm

Helford Passage Regatta 5 Aug Boat trips 9am, Kayaking 10am and 1pm, Paddleboarding 10am

Helford Village Regatta 26 Aug Boat trips 11.15am and 1pm, Kayaking 10am and 1pm, Paddleboarding 1pm

Durgan Regatta – 27 Aug Boat trips 1pm and 2.45pm, Kayaking 1pm and 4pm, Paddleboarding 1pm


How much do our trips cost?

Helford River Cruises – Boat trips last 1 1/2 hours. £30pp Private Charters available for up to 12 people £250. Champagne and nibbles can been added at extra cost. Book Here 

Koru’s Stunning Guided Kayak Adventures last 2 hours.£50pp Private trips available for groups of up to 8.£400 Book Here 

Koru Stunning Guided SUP Adventures last 2 hours.£50pp Private trips available for groups of up to 6.£300 Book Here