Entertainment on and off the water at Beer Regatta

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Events included decorated rafts, barrel rolling, and sailing races

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A fancy dress competition, decorated rafts and beach huts, barrel rolling and the Lugger Racing were among the highlights of this year’s Beer Regatta week – along with dinghy sailing races, rowing, kayaking and canoeing.

“It was fantastic!” said spokeswoman Hellen Follett, “People came from far and wide.”

From Saturday, August 11 until the 17th, there were events on and off the water. Sunday was ‘Funday’ with traditional games for children, and a barbecue raising money for the Puffins pre-school. The main regatta day, Thursday, saw the fancy dress and decorated raft and beach hut competitions.“The fancy dress was amazing, people were really imaginative, “said Helen. “It was the best I’ve ever seen in my life.”

There were rafts representing the Magic Roundabout and the Napoli, and a group of ladies who dressed as bumblebees and turned their hut into a beehive won the beach hut contest. “We rounded off the week with a magnificent firework display,” said Helen.

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Decorated raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

Decorated raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

Now that's what I call a decorated raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

Now that's what I call a decorated raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

Decorated raft representing The Magic Roundabout at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

Decorated raft representing The Magic Roundabout at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

The luggers on calm seas at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

The luggers on calm seas at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

Decorated raft representing the Napoli at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

Decorated raft representing the Napoli at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

Man overboard the deocrated Napoli raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage

Man overboard the deocrated Napoli raft at Beer Regatta. Picture: Fiona Gage - Credit: Contributed

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