Thames Barge leaves for Maldon

Thames Barge ready for tow to Maldon

The Thames barge, Blue Mermaid, left Fowey Harbour this morning in foggy conditions under tow to Maldon in Essex.

Owners Sea-Change Sailing Trust will be showing Blue Mermaid to the public alongside Hythe Quay in Maldon between Wednesday 6th and Friday 8th July.

See our Facebook album for photographs of the building of the barge and the launch.