Yesterday the folks of Elba marked the day two centuries ago when Napoleon landed on the island to live in exile – and used boatbuilder and designer Peter Radclyffe’s newly built 6m gozzo La Grace for the purpose.
She’s a little high on her lines as she’s waiting for an engine and other things to be installed.
The local newspaper has stories and great photosand , and put up the YouTube video above. The pomp and style seems entirely in keeping, and I love the hats…
Peter’s Facebook page has photos of the boat, including these: