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    The final result

    All the different sizes of rope put to good use in the standing and running rigging of a three master.

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    Rope walking

    Strands are pulled out along the huge floor and twisted together as they go.

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    The first stage

    The rope making shed displayed all parts of the rope making process. It begins with teasing the hemp into threads then spinning into yarn on bobbins. Once these have been soaked in tar, the many ...

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    Spoilt for choice ...

    And this was a small selection of the sorbets, yoghurts, ice cream and toppings! I was very good though and only half filled my tub. Andrez on the other hand ...

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    Duck Island Roads

    This is our view out to sea from behind the breakwater. It was a calm evening, but you can see the extra protection afforded by the extension to Duck Island.

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    Crossing the Sound

    We got to use this for a whole hour and a half this morning before it was engine on. Good job it turned into a a lovely sunny day in compensation.

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    Uptown

    Looking north from the top of the World Trade Centre - out there somewhere is Times Square and Central Park and, further out, Harlem and The Bronx. L