The Call Goes Out

Stairs down into our main hold, now beautifully boxed in (Pic by Dave Brooks) Hi. The call has gone out on Facebook and via email. We have some big, busy weekends coming up and if you can see your way clear to giving us a few hours as a volunteer then either contact us via, or come and find us moored at Standard Quay in Faversham. As Dave Brooks puts it….. Calling All Cambria Volunteers and anybody else who... Read More

Wells Harbour Day

Wells Harbour Day 2013 Hilary Halajko of Sea Change posted this lovely picture of Cambria at the Wells Harbour Day, dressed in all her finery. “Cambria”, says Hilary, ” is the centre of attention at Wells Harbour Day. Lots of visitors interested in learning about Sea-Change and two of our current young crew are from the town”. Thanks for that Hilary.   It brings me neatly on for another date for your diaries. Cambria will... Read More

Call to Arms

Duvets and bedding stowed below in black bags in a cabin to keep dry. Picture by Basil Brambleby As our picture shows, it’s not all getting cold and wet, struggling with ropes in a force 8. Cambria is now back in Faversham and being snugged down ready for the winter. This post is a call to arms for any Volunteers who have time over the various weekends to come and help out including doing this simple cleaning, tidying and stowing, in this case,... Read More

Volunteers of the Year!

Wow! A breathless e-mail from the painting volunteer teenage sisters, Bee and Hannah Pihama! Hannah writes, “Hi Matt We have just got back from London for the (National Historic Ships, Volunteer of the Year) Awards ceremony which we won!  We had a simply amazing day and really enjoyed meeting Princess Anne, thanks you so much for nominating us.  We got a framed certificate and a cheque for £250 each.  Beth said she will write something for... Read More

Painting Volunteers Needed

Webbing; Picture by Matt Care It’s that time of year again. Now that the barge is back in Faversham for the winter we have a need again for pairs of hands to do a bit of painting. Please if you have an hour or so free on any weekends through the winter, join our happy crew and come down to help get the barge ready for the next season. You can contact us via the email address ( or, if you’re in the area,... Read More