Waverly sail to Minstrel sail

Up on the broads there is a small fleet of yachts called the Waverly Class

http://www.waverleyclass.com/history/

 

A bloke whose father used to sail one sent it to me

 

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gunter-rig

and this for reference is the Minstrel

 

 

 

and here are the minstral spars on the Waverley sail

 

 

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gooseneck
mast-plate-9-foot-jaws-to-goosneck

 

 

and at the end of yesterday ....a kingfisher landed on the boat
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This is about Sailing around Britain.

4 Responses to “Waverly sail to Minstrel sail”

  1. 18 November, 2019 at 11:36 amApplescruffs says:

    ”and at the end of yesterday ….a kingfisher landed on the boat“

    ….. ‘which was nice ‘ …

    R

  2. 18 November, 2019 at 9:12 pmChristoph says:

    Hi Dylan

    Kingfisher on the boat – great.

    Extending the spars – nice bad winter Job.
    The boom will be just over the stern, Looks like.

    Chris

  3. 18 November, 2019 at 11:39 pmPeter Truelove says:

    Takes me back Dylan….. I used to skipper Waveney No 1 ‘Tansy’ in The Three Rivers race. With the sail marking W 1 we used to get cheered on by cries of “come on the Women’s Institute’.

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