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Thunderbird – frighteningly expensive but a 2200hp twin-engined Art Deco beauty

Here are some more photos from my brother Matthew Atkin’s recent trip to Nevada and California. Designed by John L Hacker, M/V Thunderbird was built by the Husking Boat and Motor Works and launched in July 1940. She is 55ft … Continue reading

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Beale Park Boat Show this weekend

  The Beale Park Boat Show runs from this Friday to Sunday (7th – 9th June, 2013) at Lower Basildon in Berkshire. The organisers say that this year’s event is looking good – exhibitor bookings are strong, there new attractions … Continue reading

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Broadland Holiday 1954

I picked this up from the wonderful Broadland Memories – a site that’s well worth visiting for its wonderful collection of photos of the Norfolk Broads.

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