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

September Charters

Today’s picture of Cambria battling through mountainous seas and lashed by a Force 8 comes from the lens of Phillip Barnes-Warden. Thank you for that, Phillip. The Barnes Warden family have made a very generous bequest to the Cambria Trust in the name of a recently departed, barge-related family member. I have added their name to the list of Sponsors under the ‘Funding’ tab. If you are aware of any other sponsors or donors who are... Read More