West Mersea

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West Mersea

Administrative Port: Lowestoft
County: Essex
Population: 7.057

West Mersea is a small town in Essex, England. It is the larger of two settlements on Mersea Island, with the smaller settlement on the island being the village of East Mersea. The West Mersea Yacht Club is a notable centre for sailing on the East coast of England. The town also boasts a lifeboat station. The town hosts an annual regatta, usually in August each year, known as Mersea Week.[1]

Images of West Mersea

Background information
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 1 26
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 2 1
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 3
Fishing Fleet Vessels total 27 [2]
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Demersal (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Pelagic (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Shellfish (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Main species (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) All species (tonnes)
Landings Values Demersal
Landings Values Pelagic
Landings Values Shellfish
Landings Values All species
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Regular)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Part-time)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen Total
Landings Major fish species
Landings Landing points
Landings Location of auctions
Governance and organisation Governance
Governance and organisation FLAG
Governance and organisation Location of fishermen's organisations West Mersea Fisherman's Association
Branding Brand labels
Fish as food Fish selling Fishmonger: Galley Sea Foods, 39a Kingsland Road, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8RA
Fish as food Fish processing Colchester Oyster Fishery, Pyefleet Quay, Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UN
Fish as food Restaurants/hotels The Company Shed, 129 Coast Rd, West Mersea, Colchester CO5 8PA
Tourism & Education Tourism & Fishing Fishing Trip: Essex Sea Fishing c/o S Belbin, 6 Chandlers Close, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8PA
Tourism & Education Festivals -Mersea Island Food, Drink & Leisure Festival
-West Mersea Town Regatta
Tourism & Education Fishing museums Mersea Museum, High Street, West Mersea, Mersea Island, Essex, CO5 8QD
Tourism & Education Aquariums
Tourism & Education Monuments Memorial window in the south aisle of the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, West Mersea, to commemorate the fishermen and oystermen of Mersea Island (Picture)
Tourism&Education Fishing training School

Vessel type 1: <10 m vessels
Vessel type 2: >10 m vessels