A visit from the RAF

RAF chopper performs practice ‘winch down’ landing man on Cambria’s deck off Harwich. Photo by Sea Change. These eye catching pictures popped up on Sea Change’s newsfeed within ‘Facebook’ so of course I had to find out more from Hilary Halajko, First Mate and writer of “Cambria Watch” pieces for us. Hilary says “we were sailing from Harwich and the air sea rescue helicopter asked if they could... Read More


I loved this picture which the current crew of Cambria sent of our old girl moored up among all the modernity of Harwich docks. It was taken by Don Ramsay of the Sea Change Sailing Trust.   Just a quick reminder that the Nautical Festival is currently on in Faversham, with Brian Pain’s SB Lady of the Lea and other attractions moored up down by the TS Hazard (Sea Cadet) building .The Faversham Creek Trust tell us ” festivities are in... Read More

Niagara’s back….

On “Cambria Watch” today with Hilary Halajko as ‘Kate Humble’, Hilary reports that Cambria left Brightlingsea bound for Harwich fine, but the pub were not ready for the delivery as they were awaiting a horse and cart. Therefore the crew had to sail Cambria back to the Colne and Pyfleet. This was a cracking sail in which Hilary described the Cambria as “going like a train”. Our Generator room is proving to be a useful drying area after... Read More