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Victorian racing yacht Germaine relaunched after many years at the IBTC

     The 1882 Nicholson racing yacht Germaine has been relaunched following a long restoration at the International Boatbuilding Training Centre at Lowestoft. Once she is fully rigged and has her new suit of sails she will sail to her … Continue reading

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Win a berth on board Leila in the Tall Ships Race this summer

  A free berth for a youngster aged 15-25 years aboard the Victorian racing cutter Leila is up for grabs in this year’s Tall Ships Race, which takes place in the Baltic this summer. The Leila Sailing Trust has been … Continue reading

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Pierhead painter Dominique Perotin’s portrait of newly built Victorian racing yacht Integrity

French pierhead painter Dominique Perotin has produced this portrait of the newly-built Victorian gentleman’s racing yacht Integrity - and it seems to me that she has joined the wonderful yacht’s growing legion of admirers. (Click on the link to see her website.) … Continue reading

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