Sail-Escape-Explore Weekend – Colne Smack & Barge Race

from £350.00

Join the racing barge fleet onboard “Reminder”, sailing in serious but friendly competition.
Fully catered from Thursday supper to Sunday supper.

  • Start date: 05/09/2019 7:00 pm
  • End date: 08/09/2019 7:30 pm
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Sailing from: Maldon
10 spaces available

Join Thursday evening for supper. A relaxing day Friday heading down the Blackwater to Brightlingsea. Saturday an early start for the race, usually heading out of the River to an outer mark off Bradwell. Cameras ready for some exciting close up shots. Anchor in Pyefleet Creek with optional shore visit for the prize giving. Sunday is a leisurely day arriving back in Maldon after supper.

N.B. The weekends itinerary will be determined by the wind and tide. Extra racing crew are on board Saturday. On Friday & Sunday participation in sailing is voluntary, help hoist the sails and take the wheel, or relax on deck with a book.

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