Regatta, along with its affiliated brands - Dare2b, Craghoppers, Regatta Professional and Hawkshead – is opening its new international distribution center at Ellesmere Port, near Manchester, in time for deliveries of the spring/summer 2012 collections. Its surface of 400,000 square feet is designed to cope with the Regatta Group's continuous growth, which has attained an annual rate of 20 percent, and with the fact that its export ratio has reached 40 percent, with deliveries to 44 countries. This year, the group expanded to the U.S. and Australia.