SAILORS competing in Mersea Cadet Week made the most of the glorious weather.

The event, which is organised by Dabchicks Sailing Club and West Mersea Yacht Club, saw five days of competitive sailing.

Mersea Cadet Week is one of the biggest club cadet regattas in the country and sees children between eight and 18 racing throughout the fleets.

See Tuesday's Gazette for a full report, pictures and results.