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1960s Photo Gallery

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1964

Pictured above are W479 “Crusader 4”, S317 “Fulmar 1”, T179 “Broadsventure 1” and “Walrus” is just visible in the foreground on the right.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

We move on a year to 1965, with another series of photographs taken by Terry of Richardson's yard at Stalham.  From left to right are; T497 “Siesta 1”, T510 “Highlander 3”, T343 “Fulmar 11”, T585  “Broadlander 2”, with T495 “Broadsventure 12” moored in the foreground.

More of Terry Baldrey’s photographs from the 1960s

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

Another photograph taken at Richardson’s boatyard in 1965. From front to back - A423 “March Hare”, W962 “Mermaid 2” and then a row of the new Fleetway/Streamway class of Elysian 27’s.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

In the foreground is T765 “Clarion” which was an adaptation of the forward drive 32ft Siesta, the hull and superstructure being built by Billy Webster.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

From left to right - S13 “Merlin 3”, S798 “Fulmar 9”, S385 “Halcyon 1” (ex Whispering Reeds of Hickling), T75 “Fulmar 7 and T76 “Fulmar 8”.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

Another photograph of “Fulmar 9” at Richardson's yard in Stalham from 1965.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

“Fulmar 8” also pictured in 1965.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

W836 “Crusader 3”, a 5 berth cruiser which cost between £30-£60 per week to hire in 1965.

Richardsons boatyard at Stalham 1965

The final photograph taken at Richardson’s Of Stalham in 1965. In the foreground in W836 “Pintail”, T414 “Broadsventure 6” which was the first of the sliding canopy boats and, in the background,  B343 “Mandarin” which came to the Richardson's from the Eastick’s fleet at Acle where it had originally been called “Vega”.

St Benets Abbey 1965

The ruins of the gatehouse, and later drainage mill, at St. Benet’s Abbey. Note that the ruins were fenced off from the public at this time.

St Benets Abbey 1965

Terry Baldrey rowing on the River Bure at St. Benet’s Abbey in 1965.

Broadsventure 12 1965

“Broadsventure 12” moored at St. Benet’s Abbey in 1965, with Terry’s father, mother and aunt.

River Ant from Easticks of Acle 1965

T6 “River Ant” from Easticks of Acle, pictured on the River Bure near St. Benet’s Abbey. One of Broom’s “Captain” class of cruisers can be seen in the background.

Foxglove 1965

Another of the Easticks fleet, “Foxglove”, on the River Bure at Horning in 1965.

Broadsventure 12 moored at Horning Staithe in 1965.

Broadsventure 12 moored at Horning Staithe in 1965.

Broadsventure 11 at Horning in 1965

T494 “Broadsventure 11”, also moored at Horning Staithe. Summercraft’s “Gala Girl” A946 can be seen moored on the opposite bank.

Broadsventure 12 at Horning in 1965

Broadsventure 12’s crew pictured on board in 1965 with Terry waving the Richardson's pennant.

Horning Staithe 1965

Another photograph of Horning Staithe with the Swan Hotel in the background. B427 “Stanmoore” from Moore’s of Wroxham can be seen moored at the staithe, with A627 “Essex” from Stalham Yacht Services moored behind.

Swan Inn Horning 1965

The Swan Hotel at Horning with three of the Broadsventure class from Richardson's moored nearby.

Broadsventure 12

T495 “Broadsventure 12” moored at the Swan Hotel in Horning in 1965. To the left is one of Porter & Haylett’s Chryseline/Astroline/Pandaline class of three berth cruisers, whilst on the right is A824 “Maroline”, also from Porter & Haylett of Wroxham.

Loynes Lock Ness in 1965

T72 “Loch Ness” from Loynes of Wroxham mooring at the Swan Hotel in Horning.

Horning Staithe 1965

T493 “Broadsventure 10” moored at Horning Staithe in 1965. The white building on the right is now the Staithe & Willow tea rooms.

Ferry boatyard Horning 1965

One of the four “Privateer” class of cruisers moored at the Ferry Boatyard in Horning in 1965.

Horning 1965

Another three of Richardson's cruisers moored at Horning in 1965.  Broadsventure 12 is on the left, next are two of Richardson's new builds of that year - R59 “Broadway 2”, centre, and her sister R58 “Broadway 1”.

Horning 1965

S14 “Merlin 4”, also from Richardson's, thought to be moored at Horning Ferry Inn.

Horning 1965

T418 “Baltimore 2” from Moores of Wroxham, pictured on the River Bure at Horning. The boat sheds in the background were then part of the Norfolk Holiday Boats yard but were previously H.C. Banham’s.

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