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Fat Pig Farm on Yukon

Yukon celebrations – Fat Pig Farm float Sadie Chrestman from Fat Pig Farm chats with passengers aboard the Yukon during the inaugural Fat Pig Farm Afloat Twenty four lucky sailors got to say goodbye to 2017 in style, cruising the

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Lure of sail

Lure of sail draws ever more visitors By Jennifer Crawley and photo by Nikki Davis-Jones for The Mercury It’s the feeling of sailing – the sound of the creaking timbers and the billowing sails – that is attracting tourists from

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Yukon on the slipway

Yukon on the slipway at Goat Island Scuttlebutt – December 2014 Built of oak in 1930 the privately owned Danish sailing ship Yukon was rescued by Australian shipwright David Nash and his Danish wofe Ea Lassen from the bottom of

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Bottom of the harbour scheme pays off

Bottom of the harbour scheme pays off Tesssa Akerman, Adelaide Sunday Mail – 18 September 2011 He’s the Adelaide man who is sailing around the world for a carton of beer. Fifteen years ago, David Nash went on the hunt

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Yukon Twenty Years Ago Today

Yukon twenty years ago today. Sunday 22 June 1997 This was the day, of the third attempt for Ross Grange and me at raising Yukon from her rather inglorious resting place in Dragør Harbour about twelve kilometers south of Copenhagen.

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From Salvage to Salvation

From Salvage to Salvation The first time I saw the wooden fishing trawler YUKON she was lying just south of Copenhagen, Denmark. She was a beauty, with sweet lines that set my creative juices flowing. She was big enough to

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