The Endeavour Trust is a charitable organisation set up in 2001 in order to restore and maintain a historic fishing boat from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England in its former glory. 

  Endeavour Vital Statistics
Type: Cockle Bawley
Length: 36ft
Beam: 11 ft 6ins
Draft: 3ft 6ins
Displacement: 11.78 tons
Engine: Ford 80hp
Construction: Carvel (where planks abutt each other, rather than overlap as in clinker built), Pitch Pine on oak
Builder: Cole & Wiggins, Leigh-on-Sea
Year Built: 1926

  Principle Sponsors

 Supported by:

  Committee and Trustees

President: Sir David Amess MP  
Vice Presidents
: Jeremy Squier  


Rob Everitt, Paul Gilson, Mike King (01702 558770), Joyce Lambert,
David Norman MBE, Jeremy Squier, Peter Wexham

Management  Committee  -  Officers

Chairman: David Norman MBE 01702 713679
Vice Chairman: Paul Gilson 01702 711530

Treasurer: Rob Everitt  01702 525585
Membership Secretary: Chris Burls 01702 553274 

  Management  Committee Members

Chris Burls, Rob Everitt, Trevor Osborne, Peter Wexham, Allan Barttram

Newsletter & Website Design: Fraser Marshall
  Where Is Endeavour?

There are two moorings in Leigh that are available to us; one to the east of the Two Tree slipway provided by Richard King, and the other just off Old Leigh, level with the east end of the bridge, provided by Reta Cocks. Both have advantages and disadvantages – Endeavour floats much earlier at Two Tree and so it is more useful when Endeavour is being used – but it is several hundred yards from the slipway and consequently not easy to spot. The Old Town mooring is great for public viewing, but she’ll only be afloat for a little time each side of high water.

Wherever Endeavour has an imminent sailing day or days, she will be moved from the viewing mooring to Two Tree ready for action, and will return to the viewing mooring only when no other sailing is planned. A dinghy will be placed in Old Leigh for boarding, towed to Two Tree and kept ashore there ready for the next boarding, and will return to the viewing mooring with Endeavour.