Wherry Maud Trust

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Maud lifted out – video

Maud has now been lifted out of the water at Goodchild Marine, Burgh Castle, for her maintenance. You can see the video of the lift here:

New support boat

Amazing support from individuals and from grant funding trusts has enabled us to reach our target and to buy the beautiful new support boat shown here. In the last month we received grants of £1,000 each from Love the Broads… Continue Reading →

Crowdfunding Campaign

#money4maud Norfolk Trading Wherry Maud, a vessel on the National Historic Fleet, is to benefit from a fundraising campaign to raise vital funds for a new support boat. It will enable Wherry Maud Trust to increase the number of Maud’s… Continue Reading →

April 2021 Annual Meeting

For those who were unable to attend our annual meeting on 24 Apr 2021 on Zoom, here is a link to the slides that were shown: 2021 Annual Meeting presentation

Poems to entertain you

Haikus for the seasons by Gale Carruthers SpringGrebelets on mum’s back.Could that be cranes I’m hearing?Yes! Look! In that field! SummerSun high overhead, Smells of tar and hot planking,Then tea and cake soon. AutumnBlack in the sunset,scarlet and gold skies beyond,Maud’s… Continue Reading →

Winter maintenance on Maud and Gem

There has been maintenance work done on Maud and her tender, The Gem, in February and March. Grateful thanks to Peter who has spent many hours servicing the tender’s engine and has painted the interior. The Gem is now looking… Continue Reading →

Maud’s Gallery

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2020 Programme

2020 Programme published

Winter Crew Training at Womack

In the autumn we decided to run some crew training sessions over the winter. Our volunteer skipper Jeff Stamps agreed to lead the session. Winter training with crew only and no members on board works very well. The rivers are… Continue Reading →

Reedham to Womack – 24/9/19

On Tuesday 24th September it was time to return to the Bure with Jimmy James as skipper, from Reedham Ferry to Womack, a journey accomplished in one day, starting late morning and finishing at dusk. This is a report of… Continue Reading →

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