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Victorian-style gentleman’s cutter Integrity is afloat and her mast is raised

   Will Stirling usually tells me a little about how he feels about things – but sometimes its different – and I think his near-silence speaks volumes. He has every right to be immensely proud of his the Victorian gentleman’s … Continue reading

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Does anyone know the story of gaff rigged cutter Medusa Bay please?

  A chap called Udo has been in touch to ask for information about a boat he has bought recently. She’s a strip-planked 37ft gaff-rigged cutter named Medusa Bay and is currently in a marina at Hull – though he plans in … Continue reading

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The mysteries of flag etiquette explained

Do you ever feel second-bested because you don’t understand the rules about flags where they apply to boats and yachts? Do you perhaps feel that its just another way that the world has found of finding fault, and judging you … Continue reading

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