Edith May Blogs


50th Southend Barge Match

The first Southend barge match in 1964 had 10 barges (one of which was Edith May) and suitably, the same number turned out for the 50th. Edith May headed over in the early hours of Sunday morning looking to make amends for last year’s poor show where she clouted one of the marks and ultimately […]



Colne Barge Match – 14/09/13

Edith May headed to the Colne knowing that only a miracle would see her retain the Championship over Niagara, who was 7 points ahead. However, last year’s shock result (2012 Colne Match) meant that a glimmer of hope remained. Friday’s sail over proved to be one of the most miserable of the year – pouring […]