Edith May Blogs

Final touches…

All of the sails have now been collected and are beginning to be rigged on the barge. Thanks to all at James Lawrence Sailmakers who worked on them. The mizzen has already been set and within the next few days we hope to lower the mast and hang the mainsail on. The topsail and foresail […]


Medway Barge Match, 2010

The Medway Barge Match was held on the 22nd May this year and offered a grand spectacle on the River, with 10 barges competing in three different classes. Sadly, the Edith May had to look on from her berth at Lower Halstow as her sails were not yet ready. Following a misty morning, there was […]

History of the Edith May

Since her launch in 1906, the Edith May has enjoyed a variety of different lives, from East Coast workhorse, to a party venue for rock stars. Many people have approached us with their experiences of the Edith May and we would like to invite you to tell us your own stories by leaving your comments […]