Tag Archives: traditional boat

Book review: Circle Line – around London in a small boat

I’ve never read a book quite like Circle Line before. I’ve read many, many boaty adventures, but this tale of voyaging through central London on the Thames and completing a loop made up of canals in North London written by Classic … Continue reading

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Coniston Regatta 2013, 30th May to the 1st June

     The fourth Coniston Regatta 2013 runs from Thursday 30th May to the Saturday the 1st June, and everyone is invited – including traditional boat owners and their boats. Organiser Greg Simpson has been in touch to say that … Continue reading

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Lovely Youtube video of classic Troy racing yachts off Fowey

There’s a high definition version featuring different music here. The film was taken by Troy class racing yacht skipper John Forsyth, who captured his material by strapping a camera to various parts of his boat. We’re glad he did. My … Continue reading

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