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December Storms

Had G.L. Watson been asked how he wished to be remembered by future generations, there is no doubt how he would have answered: “For my lifeboats.”  (Martin Black, G.L. Watson – The Art and Science of Yacht Design). The student … Continue reading

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The Oldest G.L. Watson Yacht?

One of the most remarkable – not least by virtue of being the oldest known – of the scarce fleet of surviving yachts from yacht designer G.L. Watson’s lifetime is the 27ft gaff cutter Spartan. She is in the care … Continue reading

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