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.

Thames Sailing Barges At Gravesend

Thames Barges anchored at Gravesend – August 2015

 

The starting times will be 07:30 for the Coasting Class, 07:45 for the Champion Staysail Class and 08:00 for the Champion Bowsprit Class.

Centaur is taking part. Other barges racing are Cambria, Lady Of The Lea, Lady Daphne, Niagara, Edith May, Repertor, Reminder, Marjorie and Adieu.

Click these links for more information and suggested viewing points.

Header Photo is from the 2013 Match, taken from Centaur.

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