Special! – enjoy a twenty-minute boat trip around the harbour with live commentary.
Crundalls Wharf, All Tide Landing, Queenborough
For further details phone 01795 662051
Clifford Mickleburgh has announced the Cruising Association Kent Section’s 2016/17 programme of winter talks:
We are all invited to these excellent talks, which are held at 8pm at the Dog and Bear, Lenham, near Maidstone. It’s a good idea to book a meal on 01622 858 219 for 7pm before the talk. A special CA 8-choice menu is available for £9.95.
This afternoon a white Ford Fiesta sped along Gillingham Pier, past the Medway Queen, and smashed through the railings before sinking at the edge of the approach channel for Chatham Docks. The 31-year-old driver swam ashore and was arrested for drink driving. The sunken car will be investigated tomorrow. Meanwhile Peel Ports has advised mariners to navigate with caution.
Kelly Tolhurst MP, patron of the Medway and Swale Boating Association, today pressed the button to detonate the 244 metre Grain Power Station chimney.
This morning the emergency services were called to a major fire at Acorn Shipyard on the Rochester side of the River Medway. There were reports of gas cylinders exploding. The fire was brought under control by 11.30.