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The 60th Thames Barge Match, hosted by the Pin Mill Sailing Club, was held on Saturday 9th July 2022

The 61st match will be on the 24th June 2023.


Congratulations to Edme for being the 2022 winner. Full results to follow.

High Water at Harwich was approx. 07:48 BST, and the start for the Bowsprit Class (A) was at 10:00, the Fast Staysail Class (B) was at 10:15, the Slow Staysail Class (C) was at 10:30 and the Half Barges class (D) was at 10:45.

The match starts at Buttermans bay, just down river from Pin Mill.

Julian Ackland - 2019 interview with Lesley Dolphin on BBC Radio Suffolk

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Committee details:

Pin Mill Sailing Club Barge Match Committee 2022

James Ackland (Secretary) e.mail barge_secretary
Sara Hopkinson (Chairwoman / Commodore) e.mail commodore

Cyril Varley OOD 
Peter Cockayne
Ian Saunders 
Jim Clarke 
TBA (Catering and reception) 
Adam Pallant (Bar Sec)
Graeme Hammond (Vice Commodore)
Lucie Breadman (Rear Commodore)

To contact the committee, use one of the e.mail prefixes above @pmsc.org.uk


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