Colne Barge & Smack Race Brightlingsea 2021

Birds eye view in the early morning 5.30am for some Drone video and still images Colne Smack & Barge Match 2021 Yes I know many of you guys get up earlier but had to drive to get in postion for the start at 7am

Race starts at Bateman’s Tower, Promenade Way, Brightlingsea

The smacks and barges gather at Bateman’s Tower to start the 50th Colne Smack & Barge Match. Barges started at 07.00, Smacks at 07.30 and Mersea Fisherman’s Open Boats at 09.00am. Our video did not feature the open boats as the money on the car park was running out


What a great sight love those old barges, great video.

Looks great.