Thursday, January 09, 2014
London Boat Show 2014: the boats
For starts, out on what once were the London Docks was a couple of classic boats. Above is the fire boat the Massey Shaw all powered up and there was no takers in its water fight challenge. The Massey Shaw was build in 1935 and saw service in WW2 at both Dunkirk and also the blitz in London, most likely around these very docks.
Melissa (I so want to sail a Thames barge);
If I had a magic wish to go on any boat at the show then my choice would be this Extreme 40:
And it appears I'm not the only one as none other than Sir Ben Ainslie is including sailing Extreme 40s in his busy schedule.