Thames

  • Match Date: Saturday 8th July 2023
  • Starting From: Lower Hope

Organisers

The Thames Sailing Barge Match

Course

Start in Lower Hope (time TBA); out towards N. Oaze Buoy and return to Mission House, Gravesend.

History:

Founded by Henry Dodd, the “Golden Dustman”, and first raced in 1863. The Thames race is the original match and the Bowsprit Class winner is the “Champion of the Thames”.

Information:

See www.thamesmatch.co.uk