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Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2017

Huge crowds visited the docks over the weekend 27 to 29 May to enjoy a wide range of activities, both on and off the water. 

Caravel Matthew and brigantine La Malouine were moored on the East Quay.

Brig Lady of Avenel and topsail schooner Johanna Lucretia were moored on the West Quay.

Wake boarders were towed by an overhead line.

Jet skiers turned somersaults.

Narrowboats were well decorated.

Naval re-enactors fired muskets.


Visitors could also enjoy a wide range of fairground rides, musical entertainment and food and drink.


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