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Dutch barge Jantje’s sails throw up a question

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Regular correspondent Hans-Christian Rieck of the Graf Ship Association based at Nordhorn in Germany has been in touch to ask about a stamp on one of sailing tjalk Jantje’s sails. For more on Jantje, click here. ‘Dear Gavin, ‘Now as … Continue reading

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Jantje goes back to work – at the zoo

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Jantje performing ferrying duties on the River Vechte and Lake Vechte – note the handy way Jantje’s tiller is lowered when passing under a low bridge Jantje has been back to work raising money by helping to carry people … Continue reading

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Tjalk Jantje is back on the water and will soon have a new cotton rig

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Tjalk Jantje now, before she was restored, the celebration, and her sail arranged for tanning – and the pot used in tanning In Nordhorn in Germany near the border with Holland, poor Hans-Christian Rieck has broken his foot working … Continue reading

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