Maldon Town Regatta 2016 takes place this year on Saturday 17th September.

Shoreside events including stalls and activities on Hythe Quay from 11.30. Dancing to live music all evening.

Maldon Town Regatta has been held for generations. Smacks and old gaffers, traditional and modern yachts race up river from West Mersea to Osea and from there to the town in a second race, berthing at high water mid-afternoon.

Everything you need to know including race information is available at www.maldonregatta.co.uk and on Facebook.

The regatta supports local charities.