Edith May Blogs


82nd Thames Barge Match, 28-7-12

With the wind not even touching 1mph at times, the 2012 barge match turned into a drifting affair. The start of the match is held in the Lower Hope. Last year, a disastrous start saw the barge go the wrong side of the buoy and incur a 15 minute penalty. This year, no such mistake […]



51st Blackwater Match, 14-7-2012

Edith May headed over on the Friday with a following breeze and just able to see Repertor in the distance. The passage over allowed us to try another new sail.