Colne Barge & Smack Race Weekend

from £280.00

Join the crew of Reminder for an exciting day’s racing on Saturday and a chance on Sunday to explore the beautiful rivers Colne & Blackwater.

  • Start date: 11/09/2020 7:00 pm
  • End date: 13/09/2020 6:00 pm
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Sailing from: Brightlingsea
12 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.

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