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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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Marcus Lewis makes progress with Mayflower dinghy to be shown at the Southampton Boat Show

    Fowey, Cornwall boat builder Marcus Lewis has sent in some photos of his latest project, a 14ft Mayflower dinghy that he’s currently building to take to the Southampton Boat Show. Mayflowers, which are gunter-rigged and have steel centreplates, … Continue reading

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Marcus Lewis restores a Troy, and plans to make clinker dinghy drawings available

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Troy class yacht Ruby restoration Taking the lines from a 1947 9ft dinghy Down in Fowey in Cornwall, boatbuilder Marcus Lewis has been as busy as a bee, and a few days ago wrote to tell us what he’s … Continue reading

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