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A trip to the Plymouth Breakwater

They must have a different kind of sea at Plymouth – for at the end of November, just a couple of weeks ago, fearless Will Stirling actually went swimming in it and survived, as the photos above show. Ugh! Here’s … Continue reading

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Marcus Lewis dinghy for sale – and a Percy Mitchell tosher too

     Fowey boat builder Marcus Lewis has this newly built 11ft clinker-built rowing dinghy for sale. The handsome little boat is based on a tender to the sailing yacht Veronique owned by Colonel Treffry, of Place near Fowey in the 1930s. … Continue reading

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Will Stirling and Dave Balaam sail from Devon to Jersey in a 14ft Stirling and Son clinker-built dinghy

  In early May Will Stirling and Dave Balaam set off across the Channel from Start Point in a 14ft Stirling and Son sailing dinghy – and arrived in St Helier, Jersey after 37.5 hours at sea. The photos show Will and … Continue reading

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