First Annual Shornmead Chase
The first annual Shornmead Chase, for traditional Thames cutters, took place in Gravesend Reach on Thursday, 16 October.
The course ran from PLA’s base at Royal Terrace Pier, downriver to and around Shornmead channel marking light, finishing midway at Denton Jetty head. Six boats took part, with London Port Health Authority the winners. The race distance was around 4 miles and took approximately 30 minutes to complete.