Category Archives: Racing sailing craft

Can we save UK’s oldest fishing vessel, celebrate the unique Fal Oyster and help recruit youth into a traditional sailing fleet?

Can we save UK’s Oldest Fishing Vessel, celebrate the unique Fal Oyster and help recruit youth into a traditional sailing fleet. from Fal Oyster on Vimeo. I’m not sure about the claim that Shadow is the oldest fishing boat in … Continue reading

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Late 1930s Norfolk punt for sale

Brian Pearson spotted this beautiful 1939 Herbert Woods-built Norfolk punt for sale on eBay. At 22ft length over all, she is carvel-built and bears the number 43, and is named Curlew. Curlew was owned and raced by Herbert Woods in 1943 … Continue reading

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Veteran and vintage dinghies sailing in the Australian sun

It happens every year. Just at the moment when our English winter starts to get me down, someone sends over a couple of fabulous photos that make me sigh and wish I could be somewhere else, and out on the … Continue reading

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