Photos of Scoter in Norway in the 1960s – and an intriguing change to her cabin

I was charmed this week to hear from Marion Dybing, a Norwegian friend of the Griersons, long time owners of this famous and influential old yacht currently being restored in Cornwall. From what Marion says, the cabin top shown in the black and white shots is older and possibly the original. If so, I imagine … Continue reading “Photos of Scoter in Norway in the 1960s – and an intriguing change to her cabin”

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More old photos of Scoter

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Doug Grierson has sent in some more old photographs that will no doubt delight the large numbers of people who have been following the Scoter story. Thanks Doug! For more on this famous old bawley-derived yacht that was so admired by Maurice Griffiths and which passed through a long line of owners including … Continue reading “More old photos of Scoter”

Peter Baylis’s photos of Scoter in her prime

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Scoter in Norway, July 1962.  Colin Grierson has his foot on the tiller. Audry Grierson is bending down amidships. The guard rail of Peter Baylis’ boat Phakoe is just visible in the foreground Scoter in Norway again, July 1962. The boy standing behind Audry is not her son Douglas, but Peter doesn’t remember … Continue reading “Peter Baylis’s photos of Scoter in her prime”