Passage Match

The Passage Match is unique in the barge racing calendar, sailing from the River Medway to the River Orwell in Suffolk.Depending on the tides, the race can start or finish in darkness - providing a very different challenge for competing crews.The weekend begins on Friday evening, with Edith May departing Lower Halstow dock and playing …

Racing Days

Between May and September, the East Coast plays host to a series of festivals and events. Take the opportunity to be aboard the barge for one of the Match days, which have been running since 1863. The prevailing conditions dictate whether you'll experience a tranquil day gliding around the river, or a romping sail tearing …