Britannia Rules – a super half hour film about the Big Class and the J Class eras

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Britannia Rules – a cracking little programme now available from Channel Four’s on-demand 4OD gizmo Don’t miss out on this – if you haven’t already done so, find half an hour in your programme to sit down and watch this cracking little half-hour documentary about Britannia, the Big Class and finally the J … Continue reading “Britannia Rules – a super half hour film about the Big Class and the J Class eras”

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Replica Britannia released by Russians; work in Norway to finish her begins

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] The replica Britannia is in Norway awaiting work to complete her It’s true – the replica of Britannia has been released by the Russian boatyard that had been holding her, and has now gone to Norway for completion. Click here for film, and a translated news story. Click here for more on Britannia … Continue reading “Replica Britannia released by Russians; work in Norway to finish her begins”

1930s footage of Clyde yachting, including the Britannia and other Mylne-designed yachts

Classic yacht sailing on the Clyde in the 1930s, including craft designed by Alfred Mylne and Charles Nicholson. Look out particularly for the Royal Yacht  Brittannia!