Jack Ratt – Beer Regatta’s Smuggler of Fun

We’re delighted to welcome Jack Ratt onto the Regatta Committee. Jack has been named after Beer’s famous smuggler Jack Rattenbury who was born in the village in 1788. Jack Rattenbury was notorious for the smuggling of brandy, gin, rum, tea, tobacco and silk. He had several run ins with HM Coastguard before trying to make a living running a pub in Beer (we wonder if it was the Anchor………). Finding times hard he soon reverted to his old ways.

Our Jack is a good boy who just wants to have fun! See if you can spot him out and about in the village during Regatta and come and say hi to him!

Beer Regatta 2022

Saturday 13th - Friday 19th August

Regatta Day On:

Thursday 18th August

Beer Regatta Week Devon


2022 - Regatta week starts on Saturday 13th August 2022

Holiday in East Devon

Relax or take part in activities by the sea. Treat the kids to a fun holiday in Devon. Visit Beer village for the best in East Devon Food, campsites, hotels, b&b's, pubs and restaurants, experience the beauty of the Jurassic Coast England's first natural World Heritage site.

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