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Traditional Boat Festival marks 20th birthday

Peel's Traditional Boat Festival gets underway this afternoon (Friday) with more visitors expected than ever before.

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the event and around 50 boats are taking part.

To enter, vessels have to either be made entirely of wood or have at least one four-sided sail and sizes range from nine-52 ft long this year.

Chairman Mike Clark says it gives the enthusiasts a chance to share notes:

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