Tea & Memories – Boat Building – Copy

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Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October

2pm – 4pm | Drop in | FREE | St Barbe

Hull outside factory, interior mould on crane being moved. Jeremy Rogers Ltd.

Showcasing our historic collection of images and objects over two afternoons related to boatbuilding on the Lymington River and the West Solent.

The images are full of local people, come along to see how many you can recognise? Photos included from Berthon, Jeremy Rogers, Laurent Giles and Sanders Sails plus others. Did you work in any of these local companies? Or maybe you own a boat made by them? This display is sure to be of interest to you!

All visitors are welcome to drop in for tea and biscuits and to share their memories, or just join in to look through the lovely photos of times gone by, which are sure to make you smile.

A Contessa 34 at a boat show
Environist, being built at Berthon boatyard, Lymington, 1974.
Sailing yachts competing in Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight, 1955.

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