Gypsy Moth IV at Jersey Boat Show 2016

World renowned yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed around the globe in 1966 is making an appearance at the 2016 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The 53 foot vessel, which was restored by the UK Sailing Academy in 2005, is now privately owned and run by a charitable trust, created to preserve her in sailing condition and …

Princess Yachts International celebrates 50th anniversary year

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Princess Yachts International, one of the world’s leading motor yacht manufacturers. Founded in 1965 as Marine Projects (Plymouth), David King and two friends started the business with a Senior 31 hull and deck moulding to fit out in their rented shed based at Newport Street, Plymouth. Project 31 (pictured) sold for £3,400 and marked …