Not forgetting the Moulin Rouge.
The French theme clearly continued across to the catering, as is indicated by the serious interest in the food.
The dinghy parade was no less authentic, what French themed water carnival would be complete without a 2CV.
And fresh bread delivered directly a votre bateau Monsieur.
Bursledon is making a bid to attract a stage of the next Tour de France
Meanwhile some local aristocracy await their fate at the hands of la revolution.
The entire stage was sculled around the pool by Glyn
As Madame la Guillotine performed her grizzly work to the appreciation of the crowds.
Of course there were some sailing and rowing races, but all in all they were much less interesting. A great day was had ending in the usual firework display.
As always thanks to the organisers, sponsors and especially the Elephant Boatyard.