The Jumbos return to St.Ives harbour
Fresh from her winter refit in
Weather-permitting, members of the St.Ives Jumbo Association, some themselves ex-pupils of the school, including Jonny Nance who built Celeste, will be demonstrating how to rig the boat, 'dip the lug' and how to tie some useful knots.
This collaboration of
At Celeste will continue her way down to the Old Slipway to be off-loaded at her moorings at low water.
On Monday 2nd May she will be joined by William Paynter which will be on display on the Slipway throughout the morning as part of the Association's May Day stand.
In addition to regular sail-training, the Association will be developing the racing this season which will make an exciting spectacle for residents and tourists alike.
This year the Association is operating a internet-texting service to ensure they get the maximum use from their jumbos. Sailing is open to all members - regardless of previous experience. Membership (due this month) is only £20 pa (£50 for immediate families). Readers are encouraged to join up as soon as possible to get best value. Please contact Jill Block 01736 793657.
THE ST.IVES JUMBO ASSOCIATION