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Blackwater Match 2019

One of our new trainees, Cressida, kindly sent us this fascinating time-lapse video of the 2019 Blackwater Barge Match, filmed aboard Thames Sailing Barge Centaur. Enjoy!

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2016 Annual Blackwater Barge Match and Smack Race

Pudge and Centaur will be taking part in the 55th Annual Blackwater Barge Match & Smack Race on Saturday 11 June – a racing event for traditional vessels, with barges and smacks coming from all over the East Coast to … Continue reading

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Thames Sailing Barge Match 2015

This year’s Thames Sailing Barge Match will be held on Saturday 22nd August 2015 and will be sailed from the Lower Hope to the South West Barrow, returning to finish at Gravesend.   The starting times will be 07:30 for the … Continue reading

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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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