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Highlights of the 2013 season of Troy racing

Film of the Troy class racing at Fowey during last season – my thanks to Troy and Fowey River dinghy builder Marcus Lewis.

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A short video tells the story of Britannia and her replica, K1 Britannia

K1 Britannia, historic replica and rebuild from K1 Britannia on Vimeo. A wonderful boat. I could just look at her all day…

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BBA students’ half rater – not ready for launch day, but so beautiful…

   Boat Building Academy student Colin Hurner decided to build a half-rater after stumbling across a picture on the internet of Miru, a William Fife 25ft racer and day-sailer built in New Zealand in 1895. With no complete plans and limited drawings, … Continue reading

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