‘Fanny of Cowes’, one of the founding boats of the OGA in 1963, was originally built as a working boat in 1872. Built by John… Read More »‘Fanny of Cowes’: still racing at 150 years old!
What would travellers from the days of sail make of Harwich Harbour in the 21st century? Writing in 1727, Daniel Defoe takes to his boat… Read More »By boat from Manningtree to Ipswich, 1727
Mike Sparkes, Archivist and Skipper with the Norfolk Wherry Trust contributed this article, reflecting on planning a passage to Yarmouth by sea. It is based… Read More »Passage to Yarmouth: reflecting on bygone days