The Tall Ships Regatta in pictures

Thousands of people have packed Blyth for the first day of the Tall Ships Regatta.

Friday, 26th August 2016, 15:14 pm
Updated Friday, 26th August 2016, 16:59 pm

A magnificent fleet of ships is in port for the fantastic four-day festival.

Here's a snapshot of some of the sights.

Tall Ships ahoy!
Tall Ships ahoy!