The Skippers Blog

A Cargo of Timber to Kent


Ed Gransden asked if we would like to take some wood belonging to Ardwina from Kevin Finch’s yard at Fullbridge to Lower Halstow where it will be used on her. We said yes and asked… Read More


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Our Skippers of the Future Tour:

Our National Heritage Lottery funded ‘Skippers of the Future’ sailing tour is about to begin! Blue Mermaid will be sailing to ten ports, each voyage crewed by young people and vulnerable adults taking part in… Read More

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Skippers of the Future?

We are delighted to announce a very exciting project for Blue Mermaid in 2024. Thanks to the support of the Lottery Heritage Fund we will be taking Blue Mermaid on tour next year to ten… Read More

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An honour

Long time friend and supporter of Sea-Change Sailing Trust, Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli, was installed as Lord Mayor Of London last week. Our Executive Officer, Richard Titchener, enjoyed a place on the portico to watch… Read More

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…

This picture tells the story of Sea-Change Sailing Trust. It is a snapshot that sums up 16 years of determination in which a charity was born, the first Thames sailing barge since 1930 was built,… Read More

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Active Thames funds Sea-Change

Active Thames, led by the Port of London Authority (PLA), has awarded ¬£150,000 in grants to successful applicants. The increase in funding from over ¬£90,000 last year to nearly ¬£150,000 this year demonstrates¬† the continuing… Read More

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The History of The Five Ark Royals

Rear Admiral David Snelson CB FNI, former Commander of the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, will be giving a talk on ‘The History of The five Ark Royals’ upstairs at Maldon Little Ship Club, Essex… Read More