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Old 02-04-2012, 21:33
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Default Albion and the Norfolk Wherry Trust

I shall be watching "Our Food" on BBC2 at 8pm on Wednesday 4th April, because the episode is set in Norfolk and features the wherry Albion: so I may catch sight of my dad on board

http://www.wherryalbion.com/albion/news.php
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:29
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Looks like a fantastic way to while away a day on the broads. Maybe with a pint or two of Woods Wherry.
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Yep tis good stuff.

I have a day charter of her booked in June
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Film will capture life on the Wherries

Wherry boats used to be a familiar sight sailing along Norfolk's rivers and canals 100 years ago, and last week a film crew boarded one of the vessels as it arrived in Norwich for a public open day.

Students from The University of East Anglia filmed the iconic wherry ALBION as it travelled from Frostbite Sailing Club in Thorpe to moor at the Broads Authority Yacht Station at Riverside (7/23) to give visitors the chance to look around the 115 year-old vessel.

The short documentary film will feature the wherry boats and the people who lived on them,focussing on Jayne Tracy a member of the Norfolk Wherry Trust who was born and brought up on the wherry BRAMBLE which was based at Beccles.

Currently there are eight surviving Wherries which are either privately owned or used for private hire,but during it's heyday the boat was the main form of transport ,ferrying everything from bricks to lime and brick kilns and fertiliser across the country. Current skipper of The ALBION, Henry Gowman said that the short film would capture the historic importance of the Wherry.

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