Originally Posted by ian parkes
I never got to see the engine room . But yes remember it being quite quick , and not much wash ,due to the paddles I guess, It is quite a narrow beam by the looks of it .
It may not now , but I think it used to go all round the country as relief boat to the various ferries thatserve the islands . Iam sure it was on the Lundy run for quite a while .
Theres no wash cos she is flat bottomed... She is indeed a sight, I have run beside her many times, she is the second one from the original design I believe. Being paddle driven, she suffers from some strange helming problems, such as, too many punters on one side of the boat means she cant sail straight, as one paddle comes out of the water, think Ive got some recent photos, will post in a mo