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See regular posts from our team on-ground at Venture Quays with regular updates, photos and news, keeping you abreast of the re-fit as she progresses.

View post Britannia’s first lifting attempt

Britannia’s first lifting attempt

In-spite of everything working like clockwork at Venture Quays, the lifting had to stop half-way through the process due to the fact that Britannia weighed 13 tons […]

View post The day has arrived for Britannia’s lifting!

The day has arrived for Britannia’s lifting!

Good morning all! It’s 8:00 am here in East Cowes and everyone is electric with excitement. Blade Runner has done a lot of precise planning to make sure that […]

View post Preparing to lift Britannia into her cradle

Preparing to lift Britannia into her cradle

Lots going on at Venture Quays in preparation for Britannia to be lifted and placed in her cradle on the 9th of this month! All was moved around at the yard and […]

View post Projected lifting strategy

Projected lifting strategy

We’ve had news from the yard, and due to high tides, it looks like the 9th of March will be the best date for the lifting of Britannia into her cradle. We will keep you all posted. Above is a drawing […]

View post A special thanks to South Boats!

A special thanks to South Boats!

We just wanted to say a special thank you to those at SouthBoats, Venture Quays as they have done a tremendous job so far in helping us care for Britannia, going out of their way and above the call of […]

View post Preparing the Britannia cradle

Preparing the Britannia cradle

The cradle has been constructed and is ready to receive Britannia once she is pulled out of the water. It is presently being set up at Venture Quays.

View post Classic Boat article on Britannia

Classic Boat article on Britannia

Another article today in Classic Boat Magazine: http://www.classicboat.co.uk/news/britannia-has-arrived/

View post Great Article in Cowes News

Great Article in Cowes News

Check out an article that was published today from Cowes News: http://www.cowes.co.uk/Britannia-arrives-back-into-Cowes.aspx

View post Britannia docked in East Cowes

Britannia docked in East Cowes

We received this great shot of where Britannia is sitting today in East Cowes from Ship Tracking at: http://www.ship-tracking.co.uk/ Having reached this landmark stage in the project, we are now in the […]

View post Britannia arrives in Cowes

Britannia arrives in Cowes

The Britannia came home to Cowes. The tug Danasund pulled her from Son, Norway over an 8 day journey. She now is moored ready to be pulled out of the water to start the finishing of her rebuild. This […]

View post Britannia off the Isle of Wight

Britannia off the Isle of Wight

Donasund and tow passed by Ryde at 14:40 today enroute to her final destination in Cowes. When we first spotted her on the horizon 4 of 5 miles away the excitement was electric, however as she neared […]

View post Britannia at Sea

Britannia at Sea

Monday 30/01 Good morning all, Tug & tow departed Son on 27.01.2012 at 13.00 hrs LT. (12.00 hrs GMT). The tug’s ETA into Cowes is approx 09.00 hrs GMT on Thursday morning, all is going to plan […]

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Articles from the Web

“Britannia” to Son (Norwegian Press)

After long tug of war won Sigurd Coates forward in the Russian legal system.

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Desperate Battle for Royal Yacht (Norwegian Press)

Google Translate: Sigurd Coates from Moss paid shipyard in Arkhangels 12 million to complete his dream. But the Russians require 25 new million […]

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Britannia is free of Son (Norwegian Press)

Google Translate: According to real estate department is Sigurd Coates 'Britannia' free Sonskilen. Harbor Committee will look at the agreement.

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