Photos: Three Ransome Boats Sail the Orwell

by Nancy Blackett
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You can now see our slideshow below of our album from the Parade of Sail on 6th July, where for the first time ever, three of Arthur Ransome’s boats sailed together on the River Orwell: Nancy Blackett, Peter Duck and Ragged Robin III. With thanks to Bryan Davies.

Together at Last: Three Ransome Boats Sail the Orwell

by Nancy Blackett
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It was, in several ways, a historic occasion: for the first time ever, three of Arthur Ransome’s boats sailed together on the River Orwell: Nancy Blackett, Peter Duck and Ragged Robin III set off from Woolverstone last Sunday, 6th July, and cruised in company the river to Levington, where they rafted up together for lunch, […]

Photos: Nancy Blackett on the Orwell

by Nancy Blackett
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As usual, Nancy Blackett was available for short sailing trips for members of the Nancy Blackett Trust on the day of the Trust’s AGM. Below is the slideshow of our album of Nancy Blackett sailing on the River Orwell on 5th July 2014:

Peter Willis Elected Nancy Blackett’s First President

by Nancy Blackett
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Peter Willis became the Nancy Blackett Trust’s first ever President yesterday. He served as chairman of the Nancy Blackett Trust for 17 years until last November, having launched the original Nancy Blackett Appeal in 1996. He set up the Trust a year later when the fundraising target had been reached and Nancy Blackett purchased. Mr. […]