Stirling & Son refurbish a Norwegian rescue vessel

80ft Norwegian search and rescue vessel, JMJ, is on the Stirling & Son slip for a two-year restoration in readiness for cruising and expeditions in the Arctic. She was the first fully motorised rescue vessel operated by the Norwegian rescue service (Det Norske Redningselskapet) and worked from 1949 to 1978, during which time she saved more than … Continue reading “Stirling & Son refurbish a Norwegian rescue vessel”

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Will Stirling sails a Stirling 14ft dinghy to Godrevy Lighthouse

Multiple award winning boatbuilder and all-round interesting bloke Will Stirling recently sailed a traditionally built 14ft dinghy of his own design and building out to Godrevy Lighthouse. As usual with Will, he found some photogenic scenes to capture along the way as the gallery above shows… Here’s what he says about the trip: ‘Having woken up … Continue reading “Will Stirling sails a Stirling 14ft dinghy to Godrevy Lighthouse”