Colne Barge & Smack Race Weekend

from £300.00

Exciting racing on Saturday with barges and traditional Smacks.  Exploring the Colne on Sunday.

  • Start date: 10/09/2021 7:00 pm
  • End date: 12/09/2021 5:00 pm
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Sailing from: Brightlingsea
9 spaces available

Join Friday evening for supper and meet your crew and fellow voyagers – Reminder will moor in Pyefleet Creek for the night. It’s an early Saturday for the start line off East Mersea and the barges and Smacks sailing at full stretch out of the River Colne to the outer mark. Join the crew Saturday evening ashore to help collect all the cups you have won ! On Sunday, it’s up anchor after breakfast for a leisurely day exploring the picturesque River Colne arriving back in Brightlingsea after tea.
Due to risk of injury, extra experienced crew join Reminder for the race, but on Sunday you can choose to help hoist the sails and take the wheel if you wish.

Add the passage from Maldon on Friday afternoon and back to Maldon arriving early Monday.

Boarding Details will be sent to you 4 weeks before the cruise date, including where to park for the weekend