S.B.May - Thames Match, 2004
(Photo - D.Renouf)
No. 97680. 57 tons,
built of wood at Harwich in 1891 by Cann for Cranfield Bros. Ltd. of
Sold in 1964 to Silvertown Services Ltd. (Tate & Lyle) for occasional trade under sail and company charter barge based at St. Katherines Yacht Haven.
Transported to Canadian Lakes for the Olympic Games.
Successful racing barge under Dave Copsey 1972-1993.
Current owners are GK & CM Gadd and May can be chartered through Thames & Orwell Marine Services on 01473 780691, 07793 244394.
Details are available at www.sailingbargemay.co.uk.