Teddy bear mascot called 'Humphrey' carried on the racing-yacht 'Maiden' during the 1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. It belonged to skipper Tracy Edwards b.1962. The toy is made of brown fur fabric, it has lost its legs, the…
- Nationalmaritimemuseum's collections
- Nelson and 'That Hamilton Woman'
- The Intrepid Amateurs
- The Dockland Revolution
The Intrepid Amateurs
The Navy does not own the ocean waves. Some of the world’s finest sailors have been so-called amateurs, racing for sport or travelling for the sheer joy of adventure. Nor is sailing confined to the privileged few (though being a wealthy prince, peer or entrepreneur does help). Men and women from all walks of life are now sailing at the highest level, following in the wake of these three great pioneers...