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Steam yachts of a century ago, from Jeff Cole’s collection

    Dodo, Valhalla and Consuelo Today’s gallery of photos are of steam yachts, and they belong to a collection that Jeff Cole acquired back when he was a teenager. Except for Dodo he says they are all private steam yachts, … Continue reading

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BBA students build a Yachting World Dayboat

    Photos by Emma Brice and John Palmer This Yachting World Dayboat was built by Boat Building Academy student Sean Quail, with the help of Charlie Yetton. Sean joined the BBA’s long boat building course after deciding to make … Continue reading

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Boat Building Academy summer 2010 student launch

[ad#intheboatshed-post] 18 year-old Alasdair Grant launching his Beer beach boat; Tim Price, and Tom Trevessey and  Lachlan McKenzie bringing Yachting World Dayboat Tailwind to the harbour; Dominic Frankis sails his Mallard dinghy while James Downs in the background celebrates  in … Continue reading

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