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Petition – save the tradition of salmon netting on the Tamar and Tavy

We met Tamar salmon netter Alec Friendship this weekend – and learned that there’s a serious danger that riparian fishing rights owners along the river will get their way and end traditional salmon netting by a tiny number of just … Continue reading

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2013 Fowey Classics – 30th July to 2nd August

  Fowey Classics is a rally of vintage and modern classic sailing boats ranging typically from 12 feet to 12 tons (or more) representing a diverse range of designers stretching back to 1886. It takes place the beautiful and historic … Continue reading

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Troys at Fowey

Troy class keelboat racing at Fowey Fowey boatbuilder Marcus Lewis has written to say that he’s had Shimmer, T4 of the Troy Class, in the workshop for a bit of attention, including 11 new ribs, rudder refitting, and painting all … Continue reading

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