Edith May Blogs

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant

One of the greatest maritime spectacles ever assembled took place on the Thames in the first weekend of June and whilst the rain larrupped down, it did not dampen the spirits one iota. ‘Edith May’ took pride of place in the Parade of Sail, moored right below London Bridge. It was noticeable, in the days […]

Rochester Dickens Festival

The ‘Edith May’ evoked images of a bygone era when she ran sailing trips above Rochester Bridge throughout the Dickens Festival on June 8th-10th. The barge headed to Rochester on Thursday, with the crew able to get under the bridge and pull the gear up just in time before the latest low pressure system swept […]

104th Medway Barge Sailing Match

Fantastic sailing conditions welcomed this year’s entrants to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medway Barge Match. Unfortunately, only 7 barges turned out to enjoy them, with ‘Edme’ being the only bowsprit.