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The pictures above show work being undertaken by Stebbings on the William Fife designed Vanity – a 12 metre class yacht built in 1923. Originally owned by J.R. Payne, Vanity was raced around the east coast and at Cowes. She … Continue reading

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HMWV Kangaroo

HM Watch Vessel Kangaroo (formerly H.M.’s sloop Kangaroo – 483 tons) arrived in Burnham-on-Crouch in 1870, to be used as accommodation for the coastguards and their families. She was moored by the sea wall, where the Royal Corinthian clubhouse now … Continue reading

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Zobeide was built in Burnham in 1910 by the Burnham Yacht Building Company, ¬†and these days can be found in the environs of the island of St Maarten, in the Caribbean (some boats get all the luck!) Actually, an article … Continue reading

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