Monthly Archives: August 2016

Press Release – Thames Sailing Barge Trust wins Heritage Lottery Fund support to secure the future of Dunkirk Little Ship, s.b. “Pudge”

Please click on pdf link below to read about the Thames Sailing Barge Trust winning Heritage Lottery Fund support to secure the future of Pudge Pudge Press release Aug 24

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Southend Barge Match

It’s the Southend Barge Match on Sunday 28 August 2016 The start is from the Pier Head at 10am and the barges will make their way down the Thames to Shoeburyness, across to Kent and then down to Leigh on Sea, subject to conditions. … Continue reading

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Spectacular Thames Barge Sailing Opportunity – Tower Bridge

Experience a spectacular sail on the Thames Barge Centaur  along the River Thames for the Tower Bridge Event Next month, the Thames Sailing Barge “Centaur” will be embarking on a very special 6-day voyage to and from Maldon. A procession of … Continue reading

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Great River Race 2016 – Bus Pass Specials need your Donations

A group of four rowers are taking part in this years Great River Race to raise funds for the Thames Sailing Barge Trust. They need your support in terms of raising funds to help the Trust preserve and maintain two … Continue reading

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Swale Smack and Sailing Barge Match 2016

The Trust’s Thames Sailing Barge Centaur will be taking part in the Swale Smack and Sailing Barge Match 2016 on Saturday August 13th. This is probably the largest gathering of traditional sailing craft on the East Coast. For more information visit: Kentish … Continue reading

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Thames Barge Sails: August / September 2016

Why not treat yourself to a Thames Sailing Barge weekend or day sail this summer?   Coming up in the next two months are some really interesting weekend and day sails. Our barges are venturing further afield to Kent and … Continue reading

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Sail a Thames Barge from Ipswich to Maldon

 20/21 August: Ipswich to Maldon aboard Pudge– £125 per person After boarding on the Friday evening, “Pudge” will leave Ipswich Wet Dock and sail down the picturesque River Orwell heading for her home port of Maldon on the River Blackwater. Join us … Continue reading

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