The thrilling DJR Freestyle JetSki Display Team is making its Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival debut on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September.
The JetSki Display Team, which comprises British and European champions, performs some of the most advanced water based stunts ranging from 15ft high backflips, barrel rolls and 360 and 540 degree spins, to submarines and fountains in the river. The JetSki team will be on hand to talk about the engines, routines, and nature of the sport on South Quay when not on the water. Performance times on 5 September are 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm and 6 September are 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, and 3.30pm.
Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival on 5 September, 10am to 6pm and 6 September, 10am to 5pm, celebrates the town’s proud maritime past and important maritime future with visiting ships including The Götheborg, the world’s largest wooden sailing ship and the Jubilee Sailing Trust’s Lord Nelson. It’s the first time that The Götheborg from Sweden will be seen at a UK Maritime Festival.
There’s also a full programme of international shanty and folk music, street entertainment, arts, crafts and children’s activities. Festival activities and entertainment on South Quay are free; a donation of £1 per visitor towards festival costs is welcomed.
The festival is organised by Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) in association with Seajacks UK Ltd.
Aileen Mobbs, Maritime Festival Chairman said: “The DJR JetSki Display Team is a thrilling addition to the Maritime Festival. I am sure that their amazing stunts will be a firm favourite with the visitors to the Festival.”
The Maritime Festival sponsors are Seajacks UK Ltd, 3Sun Group, Bateman Groundworks, Birketts LLP, Bunn Fertiliser Ltd, ELM Contracts, e.on Climate & Renewables, HKB Wiltshire, Gardline, MDF Transport, Perenco, Persimmon Homes Anglia, Petrofac, Stevenson Smart and Wellington Construction. The festival is also supported by EastPort UK, Great Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) and Great Yarmouth Borough Council.