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Learn to sail a Thames Sailing Barge for free – 2018

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? (Please note the Thames Barge Sailing Training Scheme is now closed to new applicants for 2018. We have had a fantastic response again this year. Shortlisted applicants will be notified before the end of February. … Continue reading

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Britain Afloat: Thames Sailing Barge

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

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Sailing Gift Vouchers for Father’s Day

Are you looking for a special gift for Father’s Day? Why not treat him to a hands-on sailing holiday on a traditional Thames Barge? Gift vouchers available for any amount from £25 No previous sailing experience required Food and accommodation included … Continue reading

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Fambridge River Festival 3-Day Cruise – Only £140!

Join us aboard Centaur for the 2017 Fambridge River Festival – 27th, 28th & 29th May The Thames Sailing Barge Trust are offering a 3-day hands-on sailing trip aboard Thames Sailing Barge Centaur for just £140, including accommodation and all meals. No previous … Continue reading

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AUCTIONEER’S CALL TO SAVE THE MEDWAY BARGE RACING TROPHIES

Fifteen cups dating from 1904 to 1963 in sale at The Canterbury Auction Galleries It is already too late to save many of the iconic Medway barges but thanks to a sale at The Canterbury Auction Galleries later this month, it will … 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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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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Thames Barge Sailing on the East Coast – last minute offer

Some great sailing opportunities in July Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July: Suffolk Rivers – £125 per person After boarding on the Friday evening, “Centaur” will leave Ipswich Wet Dock and sail down the picturesque River Orwell. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Open Days at Hermitage Moorings Cancelled

We have been advised that, given recent events, Hermitage Moorings have cancelled their Open Days on 25 and 26 June. Centaur will therefore not be open to the public over the weekend as advised in our latest newsletter.

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Thames Sailing Barge – weekend sail East Coast

Only £125 for a 2 day summer sail and all your food – East Coast weekend aboard SB Centaur This expedition sees SB Centaur making a one-way passage from Maldon to Ipswich  Step back in time and retrace old east coast trading routes … Continue reading

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