Events in 2022;

April 9th Smack Dock working party *CSPS event in Brightlingsea contact Steve

May 29th Blessing of the Waters – the parade starts from Brightlingsea church through the town then out on the Colne with various boats supporting including Pioneer CK18, Maria CK21, My Alice CK348 and Priscilla CK437.

June 4th Platinum Jubilee River Pageant – with over 100 boats attending including smacks and barges, a river pageant will be held on the Medway for all to enjoy.

June 12th Sail & Picnic *CSPS event in Brightlingsea contact the Membership Secretary

June 18th Rowhedge Regatta, race starts from Batemans Tower, Brightlingsea 

June 25th Swale Match all off to Kent to race in the Swale ending up in the Shipwrights in Faversham

July 2nd Wivenhoe Regatta race starts from Batemans Tower, Brightlingsea

July 16th Heybridge Regatta race starts and finishes at Osea Island

July 16th – 17th Brightlingsea Regatta

July 23rd East Coast Race starts and finishes at Stone Sailing club

July 31st Centenary Smack Race for Excelsior’s 100th birthday in Lowestoft

August 6th Blackwater Match starts from Osea Island

August 13th Mersea Regatta starting and ending in West Mersea

August 15th – 20th Mersea Week a family week of racing each day starting and ending in West Mersea

September 3rd Colne Smack & Barge Race *CSPS event starting and finishing at Batemans Tower, Brightlingsea contact Paul

September 4th Mersea Dredging Match just off the shores of West Mersea then back to the packing shed

September 24th Maldon Regatta start at Osea, end in Maldon

November 12th Turkey Race from the Nass off West Mersea, finish at West Mersea


TBC Tollesbury Smacks & Classics Start from the Nass off West Mersea and end up in Tollesbury

TBC Pin Mill Smack Race starts and finishes from Pin Mill

TBC Harris Rally from Batemans Tower to Rowhedge

CSPS AGM contact the Membership Secretary

Vintage Film Night *CSPS event in Brightlingsea contact Martin