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Will Stirling 9ft dinghy built in Galicia, North-West Spain

Martin Scannall has built this smart example of Will Stirling’s 9ft dinghy. Here’s what he has to say about it: ‘What a joy the dinghy is. It rows like a dream, straight as an arrow and nearly as fast, is … Continue reading

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Alfred Mylne yacht Mingary restoration on video

Will Stirling of Stirling and Son recently worked on this project to bring the magnificent Mingary up to scratch. She was designed by Alfred Mylne (more information here) and built by the Bute Slip Dock Co of Port Bannatyne, Scotland … Continue reading

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A busy and interesting summer for Stirling and Son

Stirling and Son are busy as usual this summer with varied work both in and around Plymouth and further afield. Stirlings must be counted one of the most interesting boat building and design operations around. Down at their covered slipway … Continue reading

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