CANNONS were fired when a flotilla of Gaff Rig
wooden boats sailed past Holyhead yesterday.
Helen Tew arrived back in Beaulieu River Sailing Club, Hants, this afternoon after making the trip in a 26ft gaff rig
cutter designed for her 60 years ago by her late husband.
Helen Tew arrived back in Beaulieu River Sailing Club, Hants, after making the trip in a 26ft gaff rig
cutter designed for her 60 years' ago by her late husband.
A FLOTILLA of Gaff Rig
wooden boats will sail into Holyhead this weekend for a UK festival.
The Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival, named after competitors' traditional gaff rig
, is on the water from June 2-4 Spectator entertainment includes a farmers' market.
Reg's adventure began in Vancouver BC in 1956 when he acquired a 37-foot gaff rig
schooner named Tahoe and set sail to fulfil his long-held ambition to "cruise the Pacific".
Jim went to the Hardy's board and convinced them to buy Nerida and to restore her original gaff rig
. He bought the yacht from the company in 1990.