Friedrich-Karl Erdmann contacted Laurent Giles early in 1995 about purchasing plans to build his Vertue. This was eight years after the newly transformed design company had increased the range of construction choices to include both strip plank and welded steel. It transpired that the construction contract with Otto Knenemund was signed in September 1995 and […]

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Today, ten years after the mission started a visitor to the Laurent Giles can find either directly from the site by searching the design name, or by using the contact feature, technical and design information on all of Jack Giles designs and most Laurent Giles designs up to the end of the twentieth century. For […]

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Built for Roger Pinkney in 1938 her maiden voyage was delayed by six years of worldwide turmoil, the next thirty Dyarchy spent cruising from Lymington or ashore in Roger’s garden at Kings Salterns Lane. In 1919 Roger entered the office of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott working on several of Scott’s major buildings, including Ampleforth Abbey, […]

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