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A QUIET LEGACY

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A QUIET LEGACY

The story of ‘Mirelle’s designer, her builder - Whisttock's Boatyard, the apprentice who built this beautiful yacht and her life on the River Deben since 1937. She has had three owners from her launch until 2014. Mirelle has been cherrished throughout her life by everyone on the river and her loving owners. One particular interview illustrates a very emotional recent parting of ownership. Luckily her new owner is very deserving and footage shows a last sail on the Deben – a hand over sail – before her new owner James, takes her South.

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A Regatta to be Discovered

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A Regatta to be Discovered

Suffolk Yacht Harbour held their 14th Classic Regatta this year in June. Impressed by its growing popularity, we filmed the event – a fantastic two-day regatta, yet to be discovered by other classic yachtsmen who seek well-run, UK regattas with tranquil atmospheres...

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J-Class Falmouth 2015 Video

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J-Class Falmouth 2015 Video

Let's cut to the chase here. Falmouth saw their second J class regatta recently. The 2012 regatta was spectacular and this one proved just as exciting... Watch the videos here –

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Start of the NYYC Transatlantic Race Video

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Start of the NYYC Transatlantic Race Video

Watch the start of the New York Yacht Club Transatlantic Race which left Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday 28th June here... See Mariette and Dorade among others at the beginning of their adventure, crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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Pin Mill Barge Match 2015 Results

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Pin Mill Barge Match 2015 Results

Thames sailing barges had mustered at Pin Mill, Suffolk, on Saturday 27th June 2015 by dawn and were setting sails to race over their start line for just after 10am. This was the Pin Mill Barge Match's 54th event organised by Pin Mill Sailing Club.

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Mariquita Crew Diaries I

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Mariquita Crew Diaries I

Matt Oates has been Mate on board Mariquita since 2007, in this recently shot interview he tells us about this year's crew changes, and the general consensus for their 2015 season as the famous Fife designed cutter graces the Solent in England.

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Falmouth Classics 2015

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Falmouth Classics 2015

Falmouth Classics Parade of Sail & Power was the high point of a great weekend which brought together traditional yachts and working boats from this country and abroad.

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Racing with the Competition

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Racing with the Competition

Get to know the hottest competition on the med circuit in this film. Classic Yacht TV gives you a race on board the highly competitive 'Chinook'. This is rare opportunity to see how the boat is raced, what the crew's jobs are on the boat and how the perfect their manouvres in racing. In addition we bring you interviews from the team that headed up the restoration in Tunisia...

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Cruising on Moonbeam IV in Cannes

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Cruising on Moonbeam IV in Cannes

An enchanting short video of the great Fife designed yacht, Moonbeam IV cruising off the coast of the French Riviera. It was during the feeder race from Cannes to Saint-Tropez, which marks the end of the Regates Royales Tropee Panerai and the start of the famous Les Voiles de Saint Tropez that CYTV saw this wonderful sight.

Later, Classic Yacht TV caught up with the Captain of Moonbeam IV, here you'll find our Q+A on his life with one of the most stunning classics in existence.

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Cooking Onboard II

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Cooking Onboard II

Cooking Orange and Almond cake under sail, on board Bessie Ellen.

Bessie Ellen's owner Nikki Alford gives Classic Yacht TV a lesson in baking while at sea - as you will be able to tell! Using a recipe from the Polpo restaurants in London, this Orange and Almond cake is now a firm favourite for those who sail the Bessie Ellen, a west country trading ketch that charters around Britain, Ireland, Scotland, and Europe.

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