Re: Queen Galadriel
Owned and run by the Cirdan Trust. Sail training for young people. I have sailed her and was a relief skipper for the Cirdan Trust many years ago...
She is a baltic trader and was originally named 'Else' hence the t-shirt 'The Queen Galadriel, something Else'.
Rig is a a slight mix of Barge and East Coast. so she is a gaff ketch with the topsail set on a Topsail stick - barge style.
Hydraulic wheel steering. You used to go astern by winding the mechanical feathering prop into its astern position so you can see the person driving frantically winding the handle backwards and forwards as she comesinto her berth.
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