I'm not a boat owner any more. After nine years, ten months and one week Francesca is sold. There will be a delivery voyage with the new owner and then my decade as a boat gypsy will be all over. They say the happiest days of boat ownership are the day you buy her and the day you sell her. Don't know who said that, but it's a well known cliché. In this case it's a bitter sweet … [Read more...] about Boat Gypsy No More
A friend of mine Julian Kingston is leading the campaign to build the Lenox. HMS Lenox was a restoration period warship built in the time of King Charles The Second. In fact she was the first ship built under Charles's grand programme to re-bulid the navy in 1677, a programme supervised by Samuel Pepys. She was what's known as a third rate and carried about seventy cannon. … [Read more...] about A Fantastic Project To Support Or Get Involved With!
Re advertised and open to offers! http://www.apolloduck.com/display.phtml?aid=318084 … [Read more...] about Yacht Francesca Once Again For Sale
My lovely old character yacht on which I've travelled thousands of miles over almost a decade is on an Ebay auction that finishes just before 11pm UK time tonight. For a life changing bargain go to http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261263481735 BUT HURRY! … [Read more...] about 21 AUGUST 2013 A few hours left to change your life!
My tough steel cutter ketch on which I travelled for almost a decade is now for sale. She can cross sandbars and go up rivers, yet she's as stable as any yacht of her size that I've ever seen on the high seas. Here is a link to the actual advertisement http://www.apolloduck.co.uk/display.phtml?aid=318084 And here are some pictures of the boat - although she needs a coat … [Read more...] about After A Decade Francesca Is For Sale!