Category: News

Dave Price (RIP)

This was posted on our Facebook group by Tim Bell. Some members will probably have known Dave Price, ex-commodore of Queenborough Yacht Club. It is with sadness that in today’s (Wednesday) STG it has...

Raybel in dry dock

On the high tide of 16 November, after months of careful planning, the restoration team successfully manoeuvred the sailing barge Raybel into her dry dock in Milton Creek at Sittingbourne. More information Some members...

New RIB for Kent Police

Kent Police now have a new high powered RIB, A 10m Parker Baltic Cruiser with twin 350hp outboards called Invicta. It seems at the moment to be based at Sheerness and was out on...

Kingsferry Bridge: Update

Network Rail have told the MSBA that, while work is being carried out to reinstate the power at Kingsferry Bridge, the bridge can only be lifted when there is a fitter on site, which...

Lift-off for Faversham swing bridge

After years of campaigning, the swing bridge at Faversham has been lifted for inspection of the mechanism. If all goes well this should lead to the basin being usable again for barges and water...

Kingsferry Bridge operating again

Following last week’s notice of closure of Kingsferry Bridge due to mechanical failure, an emergency generator has been installed that will allow normal lifting operations. The generator will remain on site until a permanent...

Chatham Docks to close in 2025

As long suspected, Peel Land & Property have revealed that Chatham Docks will close in 2025 for redevelopment into housing, retail, tourism and leisure. Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst has expressed concern at the potential loss of...