West Mersea Town Regatta (UK) 1st September 2018. This one day event celebrates the Essex island of Mersea's roots to working boats; Oyster Smacks, Winkle Brigs, dinghies, open boats and barges. Racing, water games, festival food, prize giving and the party are not to be missed. Check the tide before reaching the causeway!
http://www.mersearegatta.org.uk/