The regatta on the Drina river in Ljubovija is tradition for over a decade. The pioneers of this event descended the first time the Drina river on the second Saturday of July in 2001. The event consisted of only a few boats in the first year, but year after year the number grew to more than 1 000 boats and vessels and over 20 000 participants in the water.
The organizer of the event is the Municipality of Ljubovija, Tel: 015 / 561-411, and the Tourist Organization of Ljubovija, Tel: 015 / 561-050.
The fairway is from Rogacica to Ljubovija, the start is in Rogacica, and the dock in Ljubovija is 40 km long, which makes about 9 hours of sailing and unforgettable socializing in beautiful surroundings and pleasant atmosphere with the sounds of the trumpet.
The safety of participants is the responsibility of the police, the agency authorized to provide water services, divers, lifeguards, land guards and leads, a home health service that sends a medical team to the water, and the participants are constantly escorted by the medical team at the medical center vehicle. The whole town is put into the service of the event and makes its contribution, trying to make the tourists feel better. All this is accompanied by a rich cultural and entertaining program consisting of: concerts, performances by KUD, dance groups, performances for children and adults, sports events…
The event is traditionally held on the second Saturday of July. Participants can find accommodation in rural tourism facilities and restaurants in Ljubovija. More and more participants want to stay in farmhouses, enjoy the nature and healthy food they enjoy our hosts can offer them. These are rural homes near the Drina River (Uzovnica, Crnča, Lonjin, Vrhpolje, Trešnjica, Drlače) and in mountain villages (Gornje Košlje). The event provides an opportunity for an unforgettable pastime. Satisfied participants convey impressions to their friends, and as a result the increase in vessels from year to year.