Spirit of Mystery,

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Pericles, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. Pericles
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    Pericles Senior Member

    Peter Goss and his crew hope to reach Cape Town en route to Melbourne in a Mount's Bay Lugger in the next 24 hours, having set off from Cornwall on 18th October. http://www.petegoss.com/mystery/blog.php

    That's a proper adventure.
  2. safewalrus
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    safewalrus Ancient Marriner

    Speed of a stiking snail I see Pericles, they arrived Christmas morning. Spirit was not built at Mounts bay but in East Cornwall, about a hundred yards from number two sons back garden actually, but hey a fine example of Cornish boatbuilding, as was the original
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