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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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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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Build a model barge

Build a model barge of ‘Old Emmie’ The Trust has managed to obtain through one of its member’s, a copy of the plans to build from scratch and in wood a model barge. The plans and building of the barge … Continue reading

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Email Competition Results

The TSBT email competition, which is designed to increase the number of email contacts available to the Trust to promote membership and upcoming events and sails, closed on 30 November 2015.  The prize draw was made on 1 December 2015, … Continue reading

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CAMRA Charters – a success story for the Trust!

I’m sure most of you will know what CAMRA is – it stands for the Campaign for Real Ale, and it is actually the largest consumer group in the European Union, with over 160,000 members in the UK.  People who … Continue reading

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Centaur – Article in October Edition of Practical Boat Owner

Following a visit to Maldon earlier this year, Mike Watson has written an article for the October edition of Practical Boat Owner about Centaur’s restoration. Mike interviewed Roger Newlyn, Tim Jepson and John Rayment about the work undertaken on Centaur … Continue reading

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Pudge arrives at Ramsgate next stop Dunkirk

Pudge has arrived at Ramsgate ready for her voyage later this week to Dunkirk for the 75th Anniversary of the repatriation of the British Expeditionary Force from Europe.

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Tickets now on Sale for Sea Song & Shanty Evening

Come and support two worthwhile charities at this Charity Sea Song & Shanty Evening Music by Mains’l Haul, Salt Water and Beer and Mick Nolan Real Ale Bar To be held at Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon Essex CM9 … Continue reading

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Visit a Dunkirk Little Ship before she returns to Dunkirk in May

This year The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Dunkirk Evacuation s.b Pudge one of the Trust’s two barges is a survivor of Dunkirk and will be sailing to Dunkirk in May Come aboard and … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Charity Sea Song & Shanty Evening

Come and support two worthwhile charities at this Charity Sea Song & Shanty Evening Music by Mains’l Haul and Salt Water and Beer Real Ale Bar To be held at Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon Essex CM9 4RL on … Continue reading

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