Nancy Blackett had a successful weekend at this year’s Maritime Woodbridge, with plenty of visitors and a busy stall. Two other boats that were once owned by Arthur Ransome – Peter Duck and Ragged Robin III (originally Lottie Blossom) were also present. The Trust would like to thank all the volunteers who helped out during […]
Come and see Nancy Blackett at Maritime Woodbridge this weekend, once again in the company of Peter Duck and Ragged Robin III. All three yachts, once owned by Arthur Ransome, will be on show and open to the public in Woodbridge on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th, in the company of three barges and a […]
We’d like to remind you the deadline for the Vintage Books competition is this week – on Friday 5th September. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary and release of the restored 1974 “Swallows and Amazons” film, the Nancy Blackett Trust has teamed up with Vintage Books and Studiocanal to offer you the chance to win a […]
Skipper Phil Durnford has just returned from a “furthest north” cruise at the helm of Nancy Blackett. He writes: I joined Nancy Blackett on Monday 18th August in Ipswich Dock, where she had spent the weekend as part of the OGA fleet at Maritime Ipswich. Colin Embrey as mate and Nicola Farr as crew joined me, […]
Nancy Blackett had a generally successful weekend at this year’s Maritime Ipswich festival, making a number of new friends and gaining some new members for the Trust along the way. The slideshow of our photo album from Saturday is below.
Nancy Blackett will be welcoming visitors at the Maritime Ipswich festival this coming weekend. Maritime Ipswich is the annual festival held in Ipswich, Suffolk on its historic Waterfront. Situated on the River Orwell, it is just a few miles upstream from Pin Mill, where Nancy Blackett appeared as the Goblin in Arthur Ransome’s “We Didn’t […]