In a nice touch at the Thames Barge Match after-race celebrations, the trophies were presented by Griff Rhys-Jones. This pic is our man Richard Tichener collecting some of Cambria’s and sharing joke with Griff, but I have also seen nice ones of Jeff Gransden (SB Edith May)
A quick reminder of those lectures on board Cambria while she is at Gravesend.
Cambria is currently on Gravesend Pier and will be open to the public.
Also on Wednesday aboard Cambria Richard Hugh Perks is talking at 3.30pm and 7.30pm about the Evolution of the Thames Sailing Barge. price £4.
Thursday same times Tricia Gurnett will be talking about the RNLI. price £2.
Friday there are talks at 11.30 am and 3.20pm on the Thames and Medway Canal. price £2.
AND finally, Annie Meadows from SB Kitty tells me that there is a Maritime Festival on at Ipswich in a couple of weeks, where at you can take a cruise on the Orwell River on board Kitty. “Orwell Cruises”, she says, ” during Festival on board “Kitty” built 1895. sailings are at 1000-1300 and 1400-1700
Adults £20, children £12
Sat Aug 18 & Sun Aug 19 2012 AVAILABLE
Ipswich Maritime Festival