Tag: classic boat

Coffee Table Trophies – More Classic Sailing Books

Coffee Table Trophies – More Classic Sailing Books

Staying under cover inside with a warming drink and a good book or two and a comfortable chair next to a warm fire wasn’t an option, it was a necessity.

No Ordinary Being: Starling Burgess (1878 – 1947)

No Ordinary Being: Starling Burgess (1878 – 1947)

W Starling Burgess: No Ordinary Being (a reference to a quote by AJ Munnings of the Royal Academy in a letter to the Times of London about the designer of ENTERPRISE, ca 1930)

The Seasonal Review of Maritime Books 2014

The Seasonal Review of Maritime Books 2014

There have been some great maritime books published in 2014 and more are in the works for the new year. Reviewing the current crop is always fun…

For the Love of Mabel

For the Love of Mabel

It all began in 2005 in California, it was love at first sight…

Sanders: Classic Sails to be Proud of

Sanders: Classic Sails to be Proud of

Anyone who has undergone a yacht restoration will tell you that the key to success is in attention to detail. And yet it’s quite strange how often the last things to be considered in a project are some of the largest, most prominent and most important parts of any sailing vessel – the sails themselves. Peter Sanders can help.

Rebuild of Fife schooner Elise begins on the Humber

Rebuild of Fife schooner Elise begins on the Humber

After recently changing hands through brokers Sandeman Yacht Company, the big Fife III Schooner, ELISE, has commenced her rebuild at Joe Irving’s yard on the Humber.

Sandeman Yacht Company

Brokerage of Classic & Vintage Yachts