Lulworth Cove, 1913, in colour

This stunning image by Mervyn O’Gorman was taken in 1913 at Lulworth Cove using early colour film – there are more images here, if you have access to Facebook. There has been some mystery over the years about the identity of ‘Christina’ – but last year the answer was revealed. She’s Christina Elizabeth Frances Bevan, … Continue reading “Lulworth Cove, 1913, in colour”

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Lulworth and Mariquita to race at Cowes Classic Week

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Grand dames of the sea Lulworth and Mariquita to slog it out in racing at Cowes Classic Week in July organised by the British Classic Yacht Club. I gather this will be the first time that Lulworth has raced in British waters since the 1920s. There’s a handsome gallery of photos from this … Continue reading “Lulworth and Mariquita to race at Cowes Classic Week”

Peter Radclyffe’s recent projects

  These striking drawings come from Peter Radclyffe Design – if that name seems familiar, it’s because he went public in Classic Boat with some drawings for a new J Class yacht last summer, and that he was responsible for rebuilding the Lulworth some years ago. Peter tells me that the Dilston Class (top and … Continue reading “Peter Radclyffe’s recent projects”