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Keel Row

As French single-handed sailor François Gabart basks in well-earned adulation for his record-breaking victory in the Vendee Globe round the world non-stop yacht race (and let’s not forget Armel Le Cléac’h, who finished only just over 3 hours behind), spare … Continue reading

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The Silver Goose

German yachtsman Oliver Berking runs his family’s 139-year-old high-end silversmith business from the traditional-boat capital of Baltic Germany, Flensburg. Now he is brazing his inherited flair for creating exquisite objects of desire to the world of classic yachts – on … Continue reading

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