05:30 Friday 1st August and the moorings was a buzz. Four of our barges were away to Faversham for the Kentish Sailing Association's 42nd Swale Match. It was the first down river trip for crew on Ederlezi so we had agreed to go in convoy. We hadn't got as far as Greenwich when we were pulled [...]
After being stranded in Belgium for weeks due to bad weather, we're excited to welcome our latest addition to the moorings, Labor Vincit!
Highest tide we've seen on the moorings. So high the entrance gate was under water, flooding the electrics for an hour before the water fell enough for James to get in to fix.
The Kentish Sailing Association's Swale Match, now in it's 41st year, has become a tradition for the boats at hermitage. Congratulations to the following for their awards: Cabby, although not regularly moored at Hermitage she was crewed by some of our residents. Awarded 1st Brent Cup for Restricted Staysail Barges Stormvogel, looking beautiful after her [...]
Hermitage - A Sense of Place from David Kew on Vimeo In 2011 the story of Hermitage Community Moorings was the subject of a 30-minute film, created by a film-maker member of Hermitage, as one of the elements of "A Sense of Place" project run Hermitage River Projects, funded with Lottery money — HCM-A Sense of [...]