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“Using a well-engineered electric outboard has been a revelation. The stress, mess and worry of oil, petrol, starting issues and sheer weight have melted like snow in April… the vital question is “how far will it go?”… the answer is “further

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Paris’s Western Suburbs – Cradle Of Speedboating
Evicted from Paris by the bourgeoisie because of nuisance, the workshops had to move west. Along the Seine River, a true El Dorado developed for automotive, powerboating and aviation pioneers. Shortly before 1900, at the edge of Neuilly/Levallois, a
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Colin Mudie 1926-2020
The naval architect, yachtsman, author and balloonist Colin Mudie died on 11 March. He will probably be best remembered for his ground-breaking transat with Patrick Ellam in the tiny Sopranino, and the eponymously titled book that followed, but his d
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Getting Afloat
BOB STIMPSON FIARA It’s rare indeed that an Alfred Mylne one design comes on the market. But Fiara – one of the six Island Class 40ft (12.2m) yawls to have been built between 1910 and 1913 – has recently popped up in Poole, Dorset, as an ongoing rest