CROWDS TURN OUT FOR LATE SEASON
EVENTS ON THE THAMES




Crowds turned out in force for late season events along the River Thames.

The first weekend of The St Katharine Docks Classic Boat Festival (7th – 15th September) - part of the Mayor's Thames Festival welcomed over 20 historic and classic vessels (‘Sheemaun’, ‘Wendy Woo’ and ‘Black Rose’ pictured). Over the duration of the festival the docks will welcome over 40 vessels.

Over 300 Great River Race crews battled it out on the Tideway.See the provisional results HERE and see Thames photograper Rob Powell's pictures of the race HERE

The Teddington River Festival returned after an absence of five years combined with the RNLI Open Day. Pictures below.




Unveiling of a plaque to pioneering Thames boat-builder Sam Saunders at Goring-on-Thames is covered in a separate story on another page

Dunkirk Little Ships also gathered at Shepperton for the annual veterans' cruise. See the story HERE

Story dated September 9th 2013

 
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