PAIGNTON were beaten into second place by Plymouth at their own regatta.
Paignton had a positive start to the event with the J12 Quad winning the first race of the day.
In the opening senior race a tight race saw Torquay's men's novice four win by a length from Paignton.
As the day unfolded it was clear that a fight for the points trophy, awarded for best overall results was going to be a head to head affair between Paignton and Plymouth.
Wins continued to come for the home club as captain Rob Harris and Charlie Martin won the novice mixed double, and then Rob this time partnered with Tracy Every won the senior C mixed doubles.
The juniors were having their own successes, the J17 girls double of Georgina Jones and Jess Middleton restoring some local pride with a win over Torquay.
Tegan Peel and Alice Middleton had a strong win in the J12 girls double.
Plymouth took home the trophy after amassing 62 points. Paignton's six wins, 15 seconds and five thirds were not quite enough as they were nine points back in second. Totnes were third on 41.
Dart-Totnes' first appearance came in event five when the women's novice coxed four of Jess Metcalfe, Lucy Greenland, Charleane Blears and Elizabeth Buckman finished in second place.
Hayden Troke and Jacob Collinson won the men's junior 14 double by an impressive six lengths, while Mollie Payne and Sara Reiser finished second in the women's junior 16 double against six other crews.
Dan Alberici, George Balkwill, Adam Wright and Jordan Hall claimed second behind Plymouth in the men's senior C coxed fours.
In the women's novice coxed quads, Mollie Payne, Jasmin Hladkij, Emma Wright and Reiser secured second spot.
The women's senior C coxed fours was won by Izzy Jarrold, Alice Jenner, Emma Reiser and Jade Hubbard, with the women's senior B coxed fours being won by almost the same crew of Louise Hawkyard, Jenner, Reiser and Hubbard.
Hall came second in the men's novice single sculls, while Collinson and Louise Manning won the men's junior 14 single sculls and women's junior 18 single sculls respectively.
Hubbard and Hawkyard also won the women's senior C double sculls and Reiser finished in second place in a seven boat race for the men's junior 16 single sculls.
In the men's junior 14 coxed quads the Totnes crew won with relative ease thanks to the addition of Jocelyn Aubry to the crew of Hayden Troke, Collinson and Louis Parry-Jones.
In the women's junior 18 double sculls there was a first and a second place for the Totnes crews of Izzy Jarrold and Wright, with Manning and Hladkij finishing just behind them.
The next Regatta of the WEARA series takes place at Torquay.