Created by Paul Ebdy 2 on 17/10/2020 15:38:01
We have been extremely lucky to gain possession of this original lovely architects 1930's model Broads Cruiser, which was constructed by the boatyard's architect in 1930, for the main Blakes Boating Holidays shop HQ in London, upon the launch of the Cirrus Class of Cruiser in 1931 - 33. Cirrus I, II & III entered the hire fleet through Johnsons Yacht Station, St Olaves. I intend to carefully restore this lovely model sympathetically, only where certain items have been lost, adding the canvas cockpit canopy, mudweight, rhond anchors, Blakes 1930s cabin badges etc. And of course rebuild her glass case. This model must be worth a great deal, where she has a removable cabin roof permitting potential customers a proper browse of the model interior, before committing to hire the real craft. These were the golden era times for sure. Only a few models of cruisers and yachts were made for the Blakes Holiday shop in London, it's a real honour to have one of them. This lady floats perfectly
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