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1980s Photo Gallery
A coaster passing Hardley Cross on the River Yare in 1981 - submitted by Keith Carter.
P541 “Grosvenor Girl” from Summercraft moored at the Commissioner's Cut at Thorpe in 1982 - submitted by Ray Walker.
“Freetime”, a Herbert Woods cruiser, moored at Richardson's yard in Stalham c1982. The first of 6 photographs from Iain Gray.
Porter & Haylett’s yard at Wroxham c1983.
Some of Porter & Haylett’s boat fitters c1983.
A800 “Sea Nymph” pictured c1983.
The view looking downstream from Wayford Bridge c1985.
Richardson’s yard at Stalham pictured in 1985, looking at the corner of Kingfisher Quay with the “Ponderosa” shed in the background. The small dyke was filled in during the mid 1990s.
Barton Regatta - August bank holiday weekend 1984.
Another picture of Barton Broad during the regatta weekend in 1984.
Irstead pictured in 1984.
“Burefield” at Horning pictured in 1984.
“Pastel Blue Gem” moored at Richardson's yard at Stalham in 1985.
Another set of photographs from Adrian Bell.
The coaster “Fretherne” pictured at Norwich in August 1980.
Stephen Foster at the helm of “Gay Lady 8” on the River Yare in August 1980.
The coaster “Edna” pictured on the River Yare in August 1980.
John Bell pictured in 1981 rigging “Gay Lady” with Stanley “Curly” Nudd on the left. Curly Nudd was one of the craftsmen who built the passenger cruiser “Her Majesty” in 1950.
“Gay Lady“ moored at Acle in 1981 - ”Reed Bunting“ can be seen moored behind her.
“Gay Lady” from Herbert Woods pictured on the River Bure in 1981.
Another picture of B435 “Gay Lady” from 1981.
John Bell pictured on E488 “Fine Lady 4” at West Somerton in 1982 with an inquisitive friend!
John Bell chats to Cyril Thain at Herbert Woods yard in 1982. Cyril was another of the craftsmen who was involved with the building of “Her Majesty” in 1950.
The wherry “Albion” heading towards Potter Heigham bridge in May 1983.
“Albion” passes under the bridge at Potter Heigham.
The Granary buildings at Ranworth pictured in May 1983 having suffered a major fire.
Margaret Bell standing on “Fine Lady 1” from Herbert Woods, moored at South Walsham dyke in May 1983.
“Fine Lady 1” on South Walsham dyke in May 1983.