July 4, 2011
photos: Burnham-On-Sea regatta tender race
Burnham-On-Sea's week-long sailing regatta continued on Sunday
evening (July 3rd) when the town's traditional tender race was
small flotilla of boats participated in the annual race between
Burnham jetty and the sailing club's pontoons, as pictured here.
the tide in full flood, those onboard had the difficult task of
remaining on course while moving upstream along the River Parrett
and into the entrance of the River Brue.
event was won by Eric Torkilsden, with Matt Windle in second,
Trish Windle and Amy Fisher in third, and Steve Short in fourth.
in the day, eight yachts took part in an early morning race, which
was won by Ken Sowden. More details about the regatta are available