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Jantje’s sails: the mystery deepens

Hans-Christian Rieck of the Graf Ship Association based at Nordhorn in Germany has written to explain a bit more of the mystery of sailing tjalk Jantje’s sails. Here’s what he says: ‘Hi Gavin, ‘I’d like to give you the update on … 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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