The Strand Quay will once again be packed with boats dressed in all their finery to celebrate Rye’s maritime history when Rye Maritime festival takes place on Sunday August 31.
Attractions will include live music supplied by 1066 Rockitmen and local bands. The Creole Jazz band will be playing as well as the Hastings Sea Shanty singers.
There will be historical divers, Owls on display and a demonstration of FlyBoarding, as well as a beer tent, a barbecue provided by Rye Butchers and locally caught fish, as well as many other delicacies and other local produce.
There be stands from the RNLI, Maritime and Coast Guard Agency, and many other attractions. The event is organised by the Rye Harbour Boat Owners Association, The Rye Harbour Sailing Club and supported by 1066 Country Marketing, Association. Rastrum Ltd, Atlas Business Park and other local businesses.