Fruit Schooners

When:
February 15, 2020 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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Where:
Fowey Parish Rooms
Browns Hill Fowey
Cost:
£6 non members £3 members
Contact:
Jane Staniland
01726 833749

Talk: Fruit Schooners’

by Roger Barrett

Entrusted with cargoes of perishable fruit the clipper fruit schooners of the nineteenth century were the ocean racing yachts of the day. This talk shows how, in the later days of the trade, Fowey established a reputation for producing fast fruit schooners such as the Jane Slade and Silver Spray.