The Lone Gull Files

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Description
It is December and a cold and windy day. I am standing on the bank of the River Medway at Hoo, looking out across the bleak mud flats that the receding tide has left bare. From where I am standing by Buttercrock wharf I can see lying high, but not dry, the hulks of numerous wooden ships, once things of beauty, now just bones. From this windy vantage point I can see a thames barge, a Schooner and a deep sea trawler. Also in view is an ex-adimaralty pinnace and several long dead wooden yachts. Itis a sadfact but true that so many wooden boats rot away after their appointed span of 25 years and a wonderful thing that nothing less than pure altruism has kept so many of these old hookers afloat and a glory to behold.
This is the story of finding and rescuing Lone Gull, a yacht that has survived several of these 25 year crises and has had many adventures along the way.
It is of course not just a tale of wood and metal made glorious by the skills of craftsmen but more the story of the owners with their dreams and aspirations that peopled her.

Code: 2448

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Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (0-500g) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £3.40
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.08
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1kg-1.25kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.44
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.25kg-1.5kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.60
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.5kg-1.75kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.75kg-2kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £5.21
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (2kg-3kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £5.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (3kg-5kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £9.13
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (5kg-8kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £11.51
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (8kg-10kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £15.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (10kg-12kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £18.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (12kg-14kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £21.76
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (14kg-16kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £24.68
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (16kg-18kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £27.61
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (18kg-20kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £30.54
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (20kg+) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £33.47
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (0-500g) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £8.70
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £10.02
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (1kg-2kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £12.18
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (2kg-10kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £29.52
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International Tracked & Signed (1kg-1.25kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £15.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.25kg-1.5kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £17.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.5kg-1.75kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £18.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.75kg-2kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £19.50
International Tracked & Signed (2kg-3kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £25.00
International Tracked & Signed (3kg-5kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £36.00

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