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Framed Print : The Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes




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The Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922. The Yarmouth One Design class was established at the Solent Yacht Club in 1910, on the instigation of Sir Arthur Cope, RA, the famous portrait painter of the Royal Family. The boats were designed by Henry Longmore who worked at J Samuel Whites shipyard in Cowes. Greywing was lost during a race on 29th July 1946, it is said that the three navel officers on board considered themselves too senior to bail out the water

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12"x10" Modern Frame

Bring the rich maritime history of the Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922, into your home with our stunning Framed Prints from Media Storehouse. Captured by Kirk & Sons of Cowes from Heritage Images, this classic sailboat image is a must-have for any nautical enthusiast. Our Framed Prints are meticulously crafted with high-quality materials, ensuring a beautiful and long-lasting addition to your decor. Relive the charm of the past as you admire the intricate details of this iconic boat, a proud piece of sailing history. Order now and let the story of the Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922, be a part of your everyday life.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 30.5cm (10" x 12")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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The Yarmouth One Design Greywing, 1922 - A Testament to Elegance and Tragedy

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. This print showcases the magnificent Yarmouth One Design Greywing, a sailing yacht that epitomized grace and style in the early 20th century. Created by Kirk & Sons of Cowes, this vessel was part of the esteemed Yarmouth One Design class established at the Solent Yacht Club in 1910. Designed by Henry Longmore from J Samuel Whites shipyard in Cowes, Greywing embodied both beauty and speed on the water. With its sleek lines and Bermuda rigging, it stood as a testament to exceptional craftsmanship. However, despite its grandeur, tragedy struck on July 29th, 1946 during a race when Greywing was lost forever. Legend has it that three naval officers aboard considered themselves too senior to bail out water when faced with adversity. This ill-fated decision sealed Greywing's fate but left behind an enduring story of hubris. The photograph captures a moment frozen in time - an era where sailing yachts were not only symbols of leisure but also vessels for fierce competition. It transports us back to the Isle of Wight off England's coast where Cowes served as a hub for maritime excellence. As we admire this monochrome masterpiece today, let us remember both the glory and tragedy associated with The Yarmouth One Design Greywing – an embodiment of passion for sport and adventure on open waters.

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