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Wasp, 5 August 1892 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection LC-DIG-det-4a04666

A few miles with Pen-Duick...


This Shipwreck Lay Perfectly Preserved in the Arctic for 168 Years

“If you could lift this boat out of the water, and pump the water out, it would probably float.”<p>Researchers have discovered the intact wreck of what they believe to be the HMS Terror, a British naval ship abandoned 168 years ago at the top of the Victoria Strait in Canada, the <i>Guardian</i> …


World's biggest wooden tall ship to kick off 2017 Festival of Sails Passage Race

by Alice Minney today at 6:58 am 21 January 2017<p>Tenacious © Jubilee Sailing Trust Australia<p><b>Spectacular British wooden sail ship, the STS Tenacious,</b> …

Lionheart leads J Class duel in Sardinia at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

by J Class Association today at 6:51 am 4-10 September 2016<p><b>The 32 mile traditional course up 'Bomb Alley' passing the La Maddalena Archipelago and</b> …

Yachting World - Timeline

J Class Lionheart<p>Posted by Yachting World<p>6 Views<p>How to get the best IRC rating; our 5 top tips – Yachting World<p>Much can be done to optimise a boat’s …

Amazing footage of racing aboard a J Class in 1925:

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It’s #TALLSHIPSTUESDAY! Let’s learn about Appledore IV

<i>These next few months will feature</i> <i>our fleet of vessels</i><i> that you can see, hear, and touch when they come to</i> <i>your host city</i> <i>this summer as part of the</i> …

Tall Ships

Vanishing Sail film: UK premiere

The much-vaunted film Vanishing Sail, about traditional boat-building in the Carribean island of Carriacou, is to have its first screening in the …

Film (UK)

Grand Bank fishing schooner Bluenose W.R. MacAskill Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1987-453 no. 113

Sailing on Playfair

Pride of Baltimore II and Playfair. Photo by GeorgeBy Intern GeorgeJuly 22, FridayWe are on <i>Playfair</i>, a brigantine that is the only ship to be …


The London: Shipwreck collection to 'rival best in country'

<b>A diver who has helped to recover "thousands of items" from a 17th Century shipwreck has said the finds "rival the best collections" in the country.</b><p>The London sank off Southend-on-Sea in 1665 and was only rediscovered in 2005.<p>Artefacts salvaged from the wreck since 2010 have included shoes, pieces …


Classics on Parade in the Solent

The opening day of Panerai British Classic Week 2016 featured a spectacular Parade of Yachts in which Jonathan Perry, Rear Commodore Yachting of the …

The Incomparable Lesser Antilles

Fifty-six years of offshore cruising, spread out over more than 100,000 nautical miles, has convinced me that the Lesser Antilles are, in my humble …

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To cut pollution, old-school sailing boats are taking on diesel megaships

Amid the dozens of cargo ships now steering through the North Sea, one vessel stands apart: the Avontuur, a 144-foot-long schooner powered only by the wind and sun.<p>Stocked with crates of artisanal gin and vodka, the emissions-free cargo ship is making its maiden voyage from the tiny town of …



Trying to capture a sense of what it feels like to be on a true classic. ‘Esterel’ Built 1912



Panerai British Classic Week - Overall Winner is 1939 Whooper

<b>The British Classic Yacht Club Racing Trophy for the Overall Winner of Panerai British Classic Week 2016 was presented to Giovanni Belgrano of the</b> …


Knocking about on Buzzard’s Bay

An hour’s drive north from Newport on Cape Cod and we pull off Route 28 into an unremarkable gravelled driveway. Five buildings stand around us as we …


Shamrock V Turns 86

The J-Class <i>Shamrock V</i> just got a little older, the yacht has just celebrated 86 years at sea.<p><i>Shamrock V</i> was originally owned by Sir Thomas Lipton, …

America's Cup

Eight Of The World S Most Stunning Schooners To Gather For Palma S 20th Superyacht Cup

To coincide with the 20th edition of the Superyacht Cup, a fleet of the largest and easily most gorgeous classic schooners will gather on the Bay of …


Top 25 Classic Boat types - Classic Boat Magazine

For our 25th anniversary in 2012, we came up with a list of 25 classic types. A fool’s errand that made a really fun article.<p><i>From our January 2012</i> …


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