It’s in the Post!

Rick Martin sunset Well, we finally made it. The September 2013 is now in the careful hands of the Post Office, so I have posted the website version on here. Just hover your cursor over the word ‘NEWS’ in the black bar and click on the word ‘Newsletters’, then scroll down to the new one and click on that. It is PDF format so should open really fast for you. I hope you like it – it is the first one from my good lady and... Read More

Safely ‘Home’

Mike Maloney’s nice shot of Cambria’s Return Home at the end of the 2012 cxharter season Friend of Cambria and ‘Red Sails’ film maker, Mike Maloney supplies tonight’s picture after he was on the ‘receiving end’ of Cambria’s last charter of 2012. He was there to see her tugged back up Faversham Creek and safely home. Thanks for that, Mike. It has a lovely, end of voyage, evening feel to it. On this charter,... Read More

Julie B-for-Bowsprit

Julie B on the bowsprit (with Ryan Dale); Picture by Den Johnson Denis Johnson, currently crewing on Cambria’s final 2012 charter with Ryan Dale, Julie Brooks and Skipper Tim Goldsack, posted this picture on Face book. That’s our Julie B leppin’ out along the bowsprit cables like a mountain goat. To the volunteers, it’s a bit more than that. We who paint and scrape, change bedding, man up for the public access visits and haul... Read More

One Final Charter

Gravesend Chart; Picture by Matt Care Cambria is now getting readied for her final charter (as far as we know at present) of 2012. These last three are the Young Carer ones sponsored by The Rotary Club, the first two (now completed) were skippered by Ian Ruffles, the final one this weekend will have our Master Shipwright, Tim Goldsack in charge. After the weekend sail they will finish up in Faversham where the barge will be prepared for winter and... Read More

All of the people, some of the time

There’s an old adage that you can please all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but never all off the people all of the time. Our charters for the young carers sponsored by The Rotary Club are a case in point as we found to our amusement when looking at the “Rotary Log” on board. The youngsters are encouraged to write their thoughts and impressions in here, comments on the days, what they have... Read More