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    Theory: How boats sail into the wind

    —January 20, 2015

    It’s useful to know how a sail boat works if you want to use it effectively.  In the days of the Tall Ships, in it’s simplest form the boat would be pushed along by the wind hitting the sail from behind and push the boat forward.  So when the wind was favourable, from behind or…

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    Video: Mermerus’s 80ft mast transported by road from Lymington to Hamble

    —January 12, 2015

    How do you get an 80ft mast from Lymington to Hamble by road? A really, really long trailer! Check out today’s video as we follow the mast home. Massive thank you to Crispin and his team (and very long trailer) from Portacraft – www.portacraft.co.uk

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    Mermerus lifted for refit to begin!

    —January 8, 2015

    Mermerus lifted out of the water today, just in time too we think – looks like some really nasty weather coming through…

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    Video: Towing our new boat Mermerus home ready for refit

    —January 5, 2015

    Check out our latest video towing Mermerus, our new boat home. Also some footage included of the aground car carrier as we went past.

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    Video: First news from project ‘restore Mermerus’!

    —December 19, 2014

    So project ‘Mermerus restoration’ has started – take a look around in our video from today…

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    We’ve bought another boat…

    —December 18, 2014

    Guess what – we’ve bought another boat! We are now the proud owners of Clipper 60 Mermerus (ex Clipper Round the World Race Winner Jersey) – an identical sister boat to Taeping and Serica. Now that makes it a three boat race! She has been in private ownership since 2006 and has been left untouched…


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Hamble Yacht Services
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