Tag Archives: 1930s

Does anyone know the story of Interlude?

     Eighty-year-old Interlude built by Hornby in 1938 to a design by A H Comben is now the property of Steve Whittle, who saved her from destruction two years ago and now plans to get her back as close to her original … Continue reading

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There’s more on the Gadfly II story – but can anyone fill in the ‘missing years’?

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The Kent-built Gadfly II Simon Papendick has written to give us an update to the earlier posts about the small cruising boat he’s currently restoring, Gadfly II, and to ask for help in finding more information. (For more on … Continue reading

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1930s footage of Clyde yachting, including the Britannia and other Mylne-designed yachts

Classic yacht sailing on the Clyde in the 1930s, including craft designed by Alfred Mylne and Charles Nicholson. Look out particularly for the Royal Yacht  Brittannia!

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