Colne Barge Match Sailing Weekend

Have you ever wanted to experience the competitive thrills and excitement of a Thames barge match?

Colne Barge Match FlyerWatch the crew of Centaur tackle the course of the famous Colne Barge & Smack Match, competing against an impressive flotilla of barges. Afterwards you can take part in the prize-giving supper at Brightlingsea Yacht Club.

Centaur is a well-equipped for weekend sails with roomy cabins, a large galley and comfortable saloon to accommodate 12 passengers.

We encourage participation in sailing the barge (other than during the Barge match) under the friendly guidance and supervision of our Skipper and Mate. Previous sailing experience isn’t necessary

The weekend sail starts in Ipswich at lunchtime on Friday, 12 September, sailing South for the Colne Match on Saturday. Centaur then returns to Maldon mid-afternoon on Sunday, 13 September.

This unique experience can be yours for just £200 per person!

Includes meals and refreshments whilst on board plus the prize-giving supper

Email Chris Martin at or call him on 07810 586318 to book your place or find out more

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