http://www.maritimemuseum.com.au/ Lighthouses and navigational beacons are built on solid ground, even those in shipping channels. The Light Ship evolved from the need for a beacon to be located on the edge of shoal waters where it was impossible to construct a permanent structure. Two such vessels were located off the Queensland coast, one off SandyContinue reading “Maritime Museum at Southbank”
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Maritime Museum at Southbank…Howard Smith and his yacht,’ Happy’ built by Benford
http://www.maritimemuseum.com.au/ John Guzzwell made yachting history when he sailed back into Victoria, B.C., in 1959 aboard Trekka. He had set a record for the smallest boat on a solo circumnavigation that stood for many years. In recent years several sailors have set out to break his record and at least one has succeeded. The amazingContinue reading “Maritime Museum at Southbank…Howard Smith and his yacht,’ Happy’ built by Benford”
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