On Saturday 7th November, the River Thames between Hampton Court Bridge and 250 metres below Steven’s Eyot will be closed to all traffic other than authorised boats from 10am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 3:30pm.
Half an hour before racing starts, racing boats will assemble downstream of Hampton Court Bridge.
As long as directions given by Waterway officers are being followed, mooring and anchoring at all authorised public, commercial or domestic moorings is permitted, and no obstruction is caused to the event.
Those in charge of boats should know that they are responsible for avoiding collision and should decide the best course of action based on all available means appropriate to the circumstances and conditions.
Bathing or swimming is not allowed in the river between Hampton Court Bridge and 250 metres below Steven’s Eyot during these times.