Photos and video: Ramsgate Regatta in action

Ramsgate Regatta Photo Brian Whitehead

Ramsgate Regatta has started with yachts filling the harbour and coastline.

The official start of Ramsgate Week, and the Regatta, was marked yesterday (July 24) with the firing of a cannon on the east pier by mayor Trevor Shonk.

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Ramsgate Week is organised by the Royal Temple Yacht Club. The first Ramsgate Week regatta was launched in 1898.

More than 300 competitors from across the UK and Europe will be taking part in the week’s races.

The action is shown on this brilliant video by Mickee Bell and in photos from Brian Whitehead and Paul Thomas from Yacht Cobra.

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