30 May 2006

Weymouth Trawler Race

The bank holiday at the end of May is time for silly antics in Weymouth harbour... During which trawlers are adorned with various decorations, their crews and friends dress up and get drunk, and then do battle with hoses, flour bombs and other weaponry before setting out to sea for the 'race' itself.

Nervous canoe-lifeguards stay well away

General view of the melee

Plucky Weymouth boat 'Katy Clare' attacking a much larger incomer from Devon

Knights of the round table aboard 'Sally Jane'.

Another incomer (from Guernsey) is attacked by the Weymouth fleet.

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