Southend-on-Sea Sailing Barge Match


Photo of Sailing barge Marjorie in a Southend Barge Match
The 53rd Southend Barge Match took place on Sunday 28th August 2016.

Many thanks to all barges and crews that took part, and to those who helped make the Match a great success.

 

Results

Class A: Bowsprit class:
1st Xylonite
2nd Marjorie
3rd Adieu

Class B: Fast staysail class:
Ist Niagara
2nd Melissa

Class C: Slow staysail class:
1st Lady of the Lea
2nd Defiance

Fastest Start - Xylonite - 18 seconds
Fastest barge to the outer mark - Niagara
Seamanship award - Xylonite

Many thanks to the Mayor Cllr. Judith McMahon for assisting at the start of the race and for present th e prizes in the evening at the Naval And Military Club.

It was great to see Defiance taking part in her first race, and look forward to seeing her race again at the Southend Barge Match.

Match Report
Light hearted review from the prizegiving by DIck Durham
Sailing Barge Exhibition 2016
Programme advertisers 2016


52nd Southend Barge Match took place on Sunday August 30th 2015.

Results
Match Report
Light hearted review from the prizegiving by DIck Durham
Sailing Barge Exhibition 2015
Programme advertisers

2015 Results:

Staysail Class:

1st NIAGARA - skipper Peter Sands
2nd REMINDER - skipper Richard Titchener
3rd MELISSA - skipper Jonathan Webb

Bowsprit Class:

1st ADIEU - skipper Iolo Brooks
2nd MARJORIE - skipper Simon Devonshire
3rd CAMBRIA - skipper Ian Ruffles

David Renouf
Southend Barge Match Committee Chairman

Please note we will be looking for suitable photographs to be used for our publicity next year - for which we will credit the photographer.
If you have a photo we could consider. please contact sbm@thamesbarge.org.uk.

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to everyone for their contributions to this exciting event.

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