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Peggy of Castletown, UK’s Oldest Yacht, to be Restored

Peggy, the oldest yacht in the UK and the oldest schooner in the world, is being restored. Sometime between 1786 and 1791, George Quayle of Castletown, on the Isle of Man, had a shallop built, which he named Peggy. A shallop is a … Continue reading

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The Windjammer Star of India

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A few photos from a recent visit to the Star of India at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The Star of India was built in  in 1863 as Euterpe, a full-rigged iron windjammer ship, in Ramsey, Isle of Man.  The … Continue reading

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