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Yacht Linotte rescued from rocks by oar

[ad#intheboatshed-post] This gut-wrenching but finally satisfactory set of photos records the day Francois Vivier-designed Stir Ven pocket cruiser Linotte was rescued from rocks by the rowing crew of what looks like a pilot gig. I shouldn’t think that’s happened too … Continue reading

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall devotes a big show to lighthouses and their keepers

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Relieving the shift on Bishop Rock Lighthouse 1969 (thanks to Gibsons of Scilly); Portland Bill Lighthouse, Dorset (thanks to Trinity House); a storm lashes Longships Lighthouse (thanks to Tim Stevens, image courtesy of Trinity House) Happy New Year! Lighthouses: … Continue reading

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