Maritime Festival 2019


There will be so much to see and explore at the Maritime Festival 2019.

Water based

  • Harwich Haven Authority Pilot boat
  • Pontoons open to the public – go aboard some of the vessels
  • RNLI live demonstration
  • The Pioneer Sailing Trust
  • The Nancy Blackett Trust
  • Best dressed vessel
  • Fire tug display


Shore based

We are delighted that BBC Essex will be our media partners on the day. Presenters Steve Scruton and Ian Wyatt will be joining us throughout the day.

  • Artisan food and drink
  • Local producers
  • Art and craft
  • Historic Harwich
  • Mayflower 2020
  • Life jacket checks
  • Family workshops
  • Street entertainment
  • Live music
  • Big Duck Dip (RNLI)
  • Demonstrations
  • Pirate radio broadcast from the historic Lightvessel 18 (LV18) which featured in the film, the Boat That Rocked
  • and more!

We are still finalising the festival’s programme.
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If you have any questions about the festival or would like some more information, please give us a call on 01255 243030 or email us.

*timings to be confirmed nearer the time*