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Maud’s September

Well, September was quite a month for Wherry Maud Trust. We started gently with a very pleasant day trip to Ranworth and back on the Saturday the 3rd. Things were about to start getting busy! The plan was to sail… Continue Reading →

Maud’s Out of the Water Maintenance 2021

Facebook users will have seen many pictures of the re-planking work that took place in September at Goodchild Marine at Burgh Castle.While that work was going on, volunteers from the WMT membership worked hard. They painted those parts of the… Continue Reading →

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

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 →

Photo cut-out board unveiled

Broads Landscape Partnership Scheme – Water, Mills and Marshes Project In March this year Wherry Maud Trust applied for a “Grand for a grand idea” grant and were awarded funds to create a pop-up museum and displays for Wherry Maud…. Continue Reading →

Norfolk Oak for a Norfolk Wherry

Part of the press release below, issued by Mike Barnes on 21st March 2019, was used in the online version of the Eastern Daily Press and then in the printed copy on 27th March. The Wherry Maud Charitable Trust has… Continue Reading →

Maud back in Commission 2017

After a successful re-launch in heavy rain on Friday 8th September the trustees of Maud are pleased to report that Maud is ready to sail again from the Norfolk Wherry Trust base at Womack. On Sunday 17th September re-rigging was… Continue Reading →

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