Monthly Archives: July 2015

Blackwater Barge Match Results 2015

Two intrepid barge crews braved the strong winds on Saturday for the Blackwater Match. Niagara collected the championship points for the Senior Staysail class, with a course set to the Bench Head buoy and back to Osea. Half-sized sailing barge, … Continue reading

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Les Langford On Board Thames Sailing Barge Marjorie

Les Langford gets a touch of the ‘Nostalgia Blues’ after travelling all the way from Brisbane Australia to Hoo, on the river Medway in deepest Kent, England, just to get on board his old sailing barge Marjorie. Les was mate … Continue reading

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Les Langford Back On Board Centaur After 62 Years

Les Langford was a mate in trade aboard Thames Barge Centaur 62 years ago, when he was just 15 years old. Les flew all the way from Brisbane in Australia to join us aboard Centaur for the recent Pin Mill Sailing Barge … Continue reading

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Spectacular 4-Day Sail on the Thames Barge Centaur from North Kent

Last Minute Special Offer! Spectacular 4-day Sail on the Thames Barge Centaur  from North Kent For just £120 per person – why not book now? The Thames Sailing Barge, Centaur, will be embarking on a very special 4-day trip to … Continue reading

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Clacton Air Show Thursday 27 Aug

Two places have become available on s.b. Pudge for the Clacton Air Show trip on Thursday 27 August. This air show will be your last opportunity to see a Vulcan bomber flying at Clacton as XH558 retires at the end … Continue reading

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Fancy a sail on a Thames barge in July or August?

Some tempting weekend sails in July and August on ‘Centaur’ & ‘Pudge! We’d love to see you on one of our upcoming sails … The Thames Sailing Barge Trust offers a range of truly participative day and weekend sails on our two barges, … Continue reading

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Operation Dynamo Edition of Golden Chaffcutter

The latest edition of the Golden Chaffcutter has been sent to members this month. In it you can read all about Thames Sailing Barge Pudge’s recent cross-Channel adventure to Dunkirk for the 75th anniversary of ‘Operation Dynamo’. Pudge is a member of the … Continue reading

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