The Swale Match, 8th August 2015


The 2015 Swale Match will be held on 8th August, with the skippers’ meeting on the Friday evening. It’s a reasonably civilised start this year, at 08.45.

For more details contact the Match Secretary, Lena Reekie, on 079 68 058 398, or via email:

I guess I might sail out, drop the anchor and watch with a camera and a good lunch. Though of course I’d be open to offers if anyone needs a crewman…

The Kentish Sail Association’s Swale Match 2013 – part 2

The Kentish Sail Association’s Swale Match 2013 – part 1

There’s a link to a nice article and with some excellent photos on board Repertor at the Spitalfields Life weblog. Lucky man getting invited to sail in the race I say!

Sharp eyed readers may notice that one of the competing boats ended up on a sandbank…

The racing event for barges, smacks and traditionally built and rigged boats is organised by the Kentish Sail Association.