20:00 hrs:A briefing for masters will take placeat
The Medway Yacht CLub, Lower Upnor.
Barges may lay off Gillingham Pier well clear
of Bull Nose Dockyard entrance.
Last year's prize winners are requested to return
their trophies (polished) to Geoff Gransden.
SATURDAY 22ndh May
River Class: 0930 hrs
Restricted Staysail Class: 0945 hrs
Coasting Class: 1000 hrs
Bowsprit Class: 1015 hrs
(Classes may change depending on entries)
Ten minute gun and Flag B, and 5 minute gun
and Flag P will precede the starts in all
Committee Boat: Medway Surveyor courtesy of
the Medway Ports Authority.
A tug will act as tender to the Committee
Boat courtesy of Alan Pratt.
Course (weather permitting) From Gillingham
Pier to Medway Buoy and return.
Alternative courses may be set by the Committee,
to be advised at the briefing.
Prizegiving: 19:00 hours at the Medway Yacht
CLub, Lower Upnor.
Hot meals available on both Friday and Saturday-
book in advance on 01634 365343. Menu available
on website (www.medwaybargematch.co.uk).
Bar facilities open
Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle
will be sailing from Chatham Historic Dockyard
to the match.
For tickets and further information please telephone:
Kingswear Castle on 01634 827648. www.pskc.freeserve.co.uk
revised set of Rules and Regulations will be sent
to each barge on receipt of an entry form and
the match fee of £15.00. The skipper of
each barge will have to make his own decision
if the weather is suitable or not to participate
in the Match.