Britain Afloat: Thames Sailing Barge

Don’t miss the first episode of Britain Afloat on BBC2 at 8:00pm on Saturday 30 September 2017.

Thames Barges GravesendIts subject is the Thames Sailing Barge.

See exciting footage of this year’s Thames Match, read Pudge‘s old logbook in Maldon and meet Jimmy Lawrence, one of the last men to skipper a Thames Sailing Barge in trade.

The programme is also available on i-Player for 30 days afterwards: Britain Afloat: The Thames Barge

Here’s a short clip from the programme to give you a taster.

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