Edith May on the TV programme Bygones

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1972 film of the Edith May

It comes after the introduction, which is from a more modern programme, but even that’s out of date… The Edith May is now very much in sailing condition, and doing well in racing too. My thanks to the Thames Sailing Barge Trust’s Mick Nolan.

How sailing barge Edith May won her class in the Swale Barge Match

  ‘With both staysail classes starting together, it was quite congested but Edith May found herself at the front of the pack charging to the line at the Sand End buoy. With official stop watch operator Clare Curling counting down the seconds to the start gun and the barge doing about 8kts, it was difficult … Continue reading “How sailing barge Edith May won her class in the Swale Barge Match”