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Lifejackets are useless if you don’t wear them

I don’t want to spoil anyone’s fun, but please play the game, wear your lifejacket, put it on properly and be that much safer on the water.

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Blockmaker Steve Whitby tells his story

  Enthusiastic wooden blockmaker Steve Whitby has been in touch to tell us about how he got into making blocks. ‘My Dad built a boat when I was a boy, and I’ve been sailing ever since. Down the years I’ve made … Continue reading

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Marcus Lewis makes the Fowey River dinghy and Troy class keelboat racers ready for the season

Fowey boatbuilder Marcus Lewis has been in touch to tell us about the work he’s been doing – and here’s been a lot of maintenance, repair and painting work to do on the local Fowey River dinghy and Troy class … Continue reading

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