Victorian gentleman’s racing cutter Integrity under sail

      The recently launched Integrity built by Stirling & Son has had its first real sailing tests – and has even won its first race. As promised, Will Stirling has written to report on how the gaff-rigged Victorian gentleman’s racing yacht has been doing done. The answer turns out to be rather well: ‘Dear Gavin, ‘We … Continue reading Victorian gentleman’s racing cutter Integrity under sail

Interior and fittings of Victorian gentleman’s racing cutter Integrity

        These photos of the recently launched Victorian gentleman’s racing cutter Integrity designed and built by Stirling & Son of Tavistock in Cornwall are an illustration of how much research and thought has gone into this boat. As usual, click on the thumbnails for a better view! Here’s what Will Stirling has to say: ‘The detail of the interior has been taken from photographs … Continue reading Interior and fittings of Victorian gentleman’s racing cutter Integrity

Victorian-style gentleman’s cutter Integrity is afloat and her mast is raised

   Will Stirling usually tells me a little about how he feels about things – but sometimes its different – and I think his near-silence speaks volumes. He has every right to be immensely proud of his the Victorian gentleman’s yacht he has just launched. ‘Dear Gavin, ‘Integrity emerged from the shed a few days … Continue reading Victorian-style gentleman’s cutter Integrity is afloat and her mast is raised