1. First Ladies Race at Brightlingsea.
Top Miss K. Poole delighted at winning a Second Prize in JUMBO II, Jack Maltby's new B.O.D.C.
Bottom - A study of the...
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2. Brightlingsea One-Design SYBIL (No.5), later TILLER GIRL, owned at one time by John Leather, followed by MILDRED (7) (later EDWINA) and EGRET (8) --- inset...
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3. William Wyatt, of West Mersea, sets up the gaff mainsail, preferred to a lug by Mersea men even for their little winkle brigs. [Last Stronghold of Sail page...
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4. A. Dumas [caption on back].
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5. West Mersea One Design PRAWN. Photograph is undated but in the 1920s.
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6. High tide at the Strood. Barnaby and Amy Smith
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7. High tide at the Strood. Barnaby and Amy Smith. Note the jogger in the background.
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8. BUZZING BEE formerly KALI or KHALI. West Mersea One Design Class.
10ft lug rigged sailing dinghy, designed by Herbert Reiach in 1928. Built in 1930 by...
Date: 3 December 2011
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9. Dabchicks Sailing Club, West Mersea
Photo supplied by Sue and Paddy Ryan.
Date: c29 July 2005
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10. Mersea Round the Island Race 2014. David Green's boat SUGARSCOOP at the Strood - it was the peak a very high tide and there would have been enough water to sail...
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11. BUZZING BEE formerly KALI. West Mersea One Design Class.
10ft lug rigged sailing dinghy, designed by Herbert Reiach in 1928. Built in 1930 by Clarke &...
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12. MAYBLOSSOM racing in Brixham Heritage Regatta 2012.
New Blossom class, designed by John Leather and built by Patten Bros. Althorne in 1973. Gaff rigged, no...
Date: 2 June 2012
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13. Sailing in the Blackwater. The laid up tanker on the left is thought to be ARO which was in the River from 11 July 1975 to November 1978.
Ron Green writes:...
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14. REBEL C27. Brightlingsea One Design.
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15. FIREFLY rounds the home buoy. Tollesbury Sailing Club.
Date: cJune 1946
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16. DOODLEBUG and UGLY DUCKLING running close. Tollesbury Sailing Club.
Date: cJune 1946
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17. Peace Celebrations Race, Tollesbury Sailing Club, August Monday.
Date: August 1946
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18. The beach, titled The Esplanade, West Mersea. Postcard by E T W Dennis, mailed 31 August 1921
Date: Before August 1921
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19. High Water at West Mersea. Yachts. Postcard 242015 sent to Miss Winifred Farthing in Essex County Hospital, 1 March 1923.
Date: Before 1 March 1923
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20. West Mersea winkle brig KATE racing in one of the early races of the Dabchicks Sailing Club. She was built for William Trim. 1930s.
Used in The Salty Shore...
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