Devonport Yacht Club – Haul Out

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Devonport Yacht Club – Haul Out

I stumbled across the above photo of the Devonport Yacht Club in days gone-by, I’m sure woody Chris Leech will be able to give as an approx. date.
Interesting that there is a greater % of launches versus yachts hauled out – I wonder how many we can ID?
The clubrooms look a lot different these days but the yard is still operational & long may it stay that way 🙂
They do not pack them in like this anymore – much more civilised. Photo below of my Raindance hauled out 6 years ago on the DYC slip.
Raindance @ DYC Sept 2012
True to form – Chris Leech has sent me the below photos. The one of the “Clubhouse” on the end of the floating crane, is dated 1927. The other ones are dated roughly, and some more recent (1999), showing the orange launch “Tapui” (centre front) launched in 1975. The date of the colour photo is being investigated.
FloatingCrane DYC Large Copy

1929

Haulout 1939

1939

Winter1999

Winter 1999

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Hauloutabove

6 thoughts on “Devonport Yacht Club – Haul Out

  1. In the 1939 pic what is the big 2 masted vessel with large upstanding wheel house, is that Lady Eva in one of her stages of life??

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