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It's the first day of the region's largest sailing regatta. Falmouth Week sees around 450 yachts and dingies racing in three fleets over eight days. The event is expected to attract an extra 80,000 visitors to the town. Watch Kathy Wardle's report:
Falmouth Week is underway. It is the largest Regatta in the South West. Around 450 yachts and dinghies are taking part over the next eight days. The event attracts more than 80,000 extra visitors to Falmouth, compared to the other weeks in August.
Falmouth hosts the largest sailing regatta in the South West this week. Visitor numbers are expected to reach 100,000. Around 450 yachts and dinghies race in three fleets across eight days. Over 80,000 extra visitors come to the town compared with the other weeks in August.