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Latifa, full and by

“Poor Latifa: always head to wind,” many a knowledgeable sailor thinks when paying respects to Fairlie Parish Church’s beautiful wind vane. Yesterday off Ardlamont – the south-western tip of Argyll’s Cowal Penninsula – during The Fife Regatta’s thrash from Tighnabruaich … Continue reading

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Altair: one of Scotland’s most beautiful things

Altair: one of Scotland’s all time most beautiful things. Made by men who worked with their head and their hands – and their heart. Designed, built and launched at Fairlie, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1931, by William Fife and Son. IM (Thanks … Continue reading

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