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Blog Archives: September 2012

What makes a boat popular?

September 18th 2012

15 years ago I found a gaff cutter for some old friends. She started life as a Cornish sailing fishing boat built in Mevagissey around 1895, typical of hundreds such boats working Cornish inshore waters. Naturally they wanted reassurance that when they came to selling they would not find they had a worthless lump of...


Scottish visit

September 14th 2012

I was recently reminded that there can be no better sailing grounds in Europe than the West Coast of Scotland. I said this to my friends on board their yacht in Troon Marina but was quickly reminded to qualify my admiration of their home waters with a caveat on the weather and the midges.   Crossing over...


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