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"Spectators gathered by the shore for the annual regatta at Beer in Devon, showing the Beer fishing luggers on the shore with their sails set. Photographer: Hallam Ashley, August 1950"

August: regatta week features fishing competitions, lugger racing, firework displays, and, my favourite, the decorated raft competition. Beer Regatta | Beer | East Devon | England

Beer Regatta in August where distinctive Beer luggers with striking red sails are always an imposing sight | Beer, Seaton, Devon