Tag Archives: Norfolk Broads

The Family Navy Prepares, 1948

  A promotional video about holidays on the Norfolk Broads made in 1948. Holidaymakers were allowed 100 miles-worth of fuel for engines but otherwise had to rely on the wind. which ‘still blows from all quarters, uncontrolled and free of … Continue reading

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Another Christmas present: the Museum of the Broads calendar

Photos by Alan Davies of the Museum of the Broads Here’s another suggestion in a series of posts about last-minute Christmas gifts… These entertaining shots are included in this year’s Museum of the Broads calendar – I gather they’re just … Continue reading

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Raising the sail on board Norfolk wherry Norada

Prepare to be impressed – this sail is huge! There’s no dividing the sail plan in to pennyweight pieces for easy management where these Norfolk wherries are concerned. The Wherry Yacht Charter Charitable Trust has these remarkable boats available for … Continue reading

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