Edith May Blogs

Edith May wins Championship! Colne Barge Match, 8-9-12

Following a year of racing highs and lows, the 2012 Championship decider came down to the wire at the Colne Match. With the delayed retirement of ‘Edith May’ at Southend, the Championship leader was now ‘Lady of the Lea’, on 32pts, ‘Edith May’ and ‘Repertor’ were on 29pts and ‘Edme’ on 26pts. 9pts is the […]

49th Southend Barge Match, 26-8-2012

Fresh winds on Saturday meant that ‘Edith May’ headed to the Southend Match on Sunday morning of the bank holiday weekend. Due to the weather, ‘Melissa’ and ‘Phoenician’ were unable to attend. This left ‘Edith May’ and ‘Niagara’ in the staysails, with ‘Marjorie’ and ‘Lady of the Lea’ choosing to race solo, in their own […]