Uffa Fox’s airborne lifeboat at the Museum of the Broads

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Airborne lifeboat at the Museum of the Broads. Notice the unusual Saildrive engine it used on a stand in front, and also the Norfolk punt on display beneath. Click on the photo for a larger image This airborne lifeboat is one of the Museum of the Broads’ great treasures.  Note the Saildrive engine … Continue reading “Uffa Fox’s airborne lifeboat at the Museum of the Broads”

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Uffa Fox’s great and lasting memorial – the Airborne Lifeboat

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Uffa Fox’s Airborne Lifeboat rigged for sailing – image from Wikipedia Commons via Ian Dunster Keith Muscott recently wrote this entertaining short history of Uffa Fox’s Airborne Lifeboat for members of the excellent Yahoogroup Openboat, and has been kind enough to give me permission to publish it here. Many thanks Keith! ‘Uffa Fox … Continue reading “Uffa Fox’s great and lasting memorial – the Airborne Lifeboat”

A rare Uffa Fox Flying 10 at Beale Park

Click on the small images for much bigger and clearer images. Uffa Fox’s Flying 10 I’ve managed to recover my photos from the Beale Park Boat Show a few weeks ago, and to celebrate this small miracle I thought I’d show you these shots of a sweet little Flying 10 racing keelboat designed by Uffa … Continue reading “A rare Uffa Fox Flying 10 at Beale Park”