Thames Sailing Barges, Hythe Quay, Maldon. Location map
 
  Scene showing Thames sailing barges at Hythe Quay, Maldon, Essex, England   Thames Sailing Barges, Maldon.

There are normally seven sailing barges based at Maldon. However, although 'Reminder' in this picture is one of the resident barges, 'Ethel Ada' is actually a visting barge.

Reminder was built in 1929, is 85 feet long with a 20 foot beam and normally carries 12 passengers on mostly weekend trips. All trips must be booked in advance.

 

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  Photograph of a Thames sailing barge at Hythe Quay, Maldon, Essex, England   Thames Sailing Barges, Maldon.

'Hydrogen' was built in 1906, is 96 feet long with a 25 foot beam and will carry up to 50 passengers on, mostly, day trips.

This is the largest wooden barge still sailing.

All trips must be booked in advance.

 

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  Photograph of Thames sailing barges at Hythe Quay, Maldon, Essex, England   Thames Sailing Barges, Maldon.

This view is from the deck of the barge 'Glenway' which has an exhibition, below decks, telling the story of these barges from the 1800s to the turn of the century.

 

 

 

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  Photograph of the exhibition below decks on Thames sailing barge '' at Hythe Quay, Maldon, Essex, England   Exhibition of Thames Sailing Barges, Maldon.

This is below decks on the barge 'Glenway'.

 

 

 

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