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Monday, 24 June 2013

Brixham Trawler Race videos - live from the race!

One of the areas biggest maritime events, the Brixham Trawler Race, was on Saturday 15th June 2013.
The annual event has brought together two of the port's biggest one-day festivals - the famous Trawler Race and the Fisherman's Mission Open Day. 

Skippers dress the boats with bunting and battle it out with two lap race around the Bay and fun and festivities on the quayside all raising money for local charities. 

The winner is not always the first across the line as there is a very strict handicapping system. 

  • 9.30am Gates open  
  • 11.00am Race starts 
  • 3.30pm Race Prize Giving 
  • 4.00pm Raffle Draw 

On the quay there will be various stalls and activities including Craft Stalls, STORM, Hot Food, Ice Cream, Brixham Mission, RNLI and other charity stalls, Face Painting, Children's Rides, Pirates, Jewellery and many other stalls. 

 Programmes are on sale from Brixham Visitor Information Centre for £1 - raising money for the community.