News from our office

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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Beer By Barge

This summer Blue Mermaid delivered ten consignments of beer for Maldon’s Mighty Oak Brewery. It is rather daunting to think the last time we did this was with Cambria in 2012! This time it is… Read More

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Six Tacks up Collier’s Reach

Pictured on Blue Mermaid at Heybridge about to go ashore for lifts back to Kent, the crew from Kent Virtual School with leader Steve Orwin and Oli and Hilary from Sea-Change. The boys joined at… Read More

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The Cutty Sark Curatorial Team Go Sailing

One of the many legacies of the immensely successful and ground-breaking Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership that ended last year and was supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, was the involvement of both static museum ships and… Read More

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Polishing the Silverware

Polishing the Silverware Here is the haul of Blue Mermaid’s cups from 2021 before the new racing season starts. Last year we were able to compete in all the matches, an unintended Covid dividend as… Read More

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The Leech Stands Altogether Better 

During the winter the Blue Mermaid’s sails went to Steve Westwood’s loft for some attention. They had two relatively full seasons’ and a short covid season’s wear. 2021 had been hard on them with plenty… Read More

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A Late Season Weekend

Last weekend we were joined by Emma and Amelia for the last training weekend of the year before the wind and promised icy blast arrives. Being at the quay alongside Centaur from the previous day’… Read More