OGA 50th jubilee at Cowes, 15-18th August

Photos by Chris Boynton The Old Gaffer’s Association’s big do at Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the 15-18th August looks like wonderful fun. For one thing, it will see what is likely to be the largest racing fleet of gaff-rigged boats to be assembled in many decades, if not ever. In addition to … Continue reading “OGA 50th jubilee at Cowes, 15-18th August”

Advertisements

DVD and article about Humber sloop Spider T’s trips to Arbroath and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Early morning on the Hartlepool to Blyth leg – photo: Chris Horan Mal Nicholson and the Spider T folks are marketing a DVD documenting the Humber sloop’s remarkable month-long round trip to Arbroath and back in 2011. The aim of the trip was to attend Arbroath Sea Fest, which was organised to celebrate the 200th … Continue reading “DVD and article about Humber sloop Spider T’s trips to Arbroath and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant”

Photos of Spider T’s trip to the Jubilee

  The Humber Keels and Sloops website has a nice photo record of the Humber sloop Spider T’s trip down to the Thames and back for the Jubilee last summer. I gather from owner and restorer┬áMal Nicholson that a DVD of the Spider T’s earlier trip to Arbroath is now available for a very reasonable … Continue reading “Photos of Spider T’s trip to the Jubilee”