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Save Albert Strange’s Fastnet winner Tally Ho!

Tally Ho – one of the larger Albert Strange-designed boat and winner of the 1927 Fastnet race. She’s currently lying at Port of Brookings, Oregon If you’d like to sail a magnificent gaff topsail cutter from the early 20th century, and … Continue reading

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Gadfly II is back on the water – but has anyone got any unwanted iron for ballast?

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Whitstable-built Blackwater sloop lookalike Gadfly II is afloat once again after a period of restoration, reports boat builder and repairer Simon Papendick. Here’s what he says about the East Coast gaff cutter’s progress: ‘It has been a hard over the … Continue reading

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Francois Vivier’s Ebihen 18 built at the Boat Building Academy

[ad#intheboatshed-post] This Ebihen 18 sailing boat designed by Francois Vivier was built at the Boat Building Academy at Lyme by Edward Hoogewerf and Neil Walker with help from other Academy students. My thanks to principal Yvonne Green for the photos. … Continue reading

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