West Mersea Oyster Dredging Match (UK) 16th September 2018. One day's dredging under sail to mark the start of the Oyster season. Casting of first dredge by the Mayor of Mersea. Oyster opening competition on Packing Shed Island. Supported by the local Oyster Industry.
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