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2014 Pin Mill Barge Match Results
Next Barge Match - Swale 4th August 2014

Visiting Maldon, try:
32 The Hythe for B&B or
S.B. Reminder for self-catering accommodation.

Blackwater Barge Match 2013 - DVD now available -
see
Blackwater Sailing Barge Match Association

New: Westmoreland Trust

Poetry Corner

Please send email with any recommendations you have.


Thames Sailing Barges have a significant following for a variety of reasons. They were the workhorses of the East Coast before motorisation firstly in ships, but then subsequently on the roads gradually reduced their commercial viability.

A number of these vessels still survive in various roles, some fully active, others used as house barges or are awaiting restoration, while many are rotting away, abandoned in creeks long ago.


These pages are an attempt to utilise modern technology to promote these traditional craft.


Any comments about the pages as they develop are welcome. I'll be pleased to hear about your barging interests, and do let me know if you spot any errors, or have any updated information.


bargemaster@thamesbarge.org.uk

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