june newsletter ISSUE 49

A busy time of the year for the volunteers, we continue with our weekly chores, whilst pressing forward with new projects. Our new chippy has finished making the replacement port light surround and is about to start making the starboard one. The first of the two lots of composite board which will be used to...
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may newsletter ISSUE 48

During the winter months, high winds have shredded the canvass dodger on the flying bridge, so the time has come to replace it, and next week a local sailmaker will be coming on board to measure up for this costly item, but we have no choice other than leave it. the dodger was there to...
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april newsletter ISSUE 47

Despite the adverse weather over the Easter holiday, the cervia was opened up for the public, and turned out to be a good weekend. we scraped by with just enough volunteers to keep up with the large number of visitors. For those of you who are aware of the National Historic Ships register, a great...
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march newsletter ISSUE 46

As i write this, i suspect not many will venture out in the cold, but spring is just around the corner, and Easter. The Cervia will be open everyday throughout Easter, Friday through to Monday , subject to volunteers being available. Although through the wonders of technology you are able to view Cervia without leaving...
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february newsletter ISSUE 45

A belated happy and safe new year to all of our readers. slowly the weather is improving, allowing for some cleaning down below, prior to painting the former forward saloon area. welcome to our new volunteer,Les Burton, who as a "chippy" brings a useful skill to the Cervia, come the summer i have a list...
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December newsletter ISSUE 44

Christmas is nearly here, and today the Cervia joined in with all of the other vessels in Ramsgate Harbour and switched on all of our Christmas lights. So, come on down to visit, bring your camera or smart phone and enjoy the spectacle. Routine maintenance has now ceased, and the volunteers are taking a well...
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november newsletter ISSUE 43

Hope you all enjoyed the drone footage and virtual tour last month, spread the word. The weather has turned a lot colder but the work outside on deck continues for a while longer, our new volunteer recruit, Keith Buckland, has started work on cleaning rust and old paint off of the towing hooks and surrounding...
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october newsletter ISSUE 42

Autumn has arrived and im glad to report that the cervia has been completely repainted from stem to stern , and looks great. also, i can let everybody know that in addition to lasts months drone video of the exterior and surrounding area, we now have a video tour of the interior for you to...
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september newsletter ISSUE 41

there's an exiting new feature on the bottom of todays newsletter, I have secured the services of a registered and qualified drone pilot to film cervia from the air and link it to the Ramsgate maritime museum. after tomorrow, the drone video will be permanently added to the website under the heading,virtual tour additional news,...
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cervia newsletter ISSUE 40

To mark the occasion of the 8th anniversary this week since we started the restoration of the Cervia, I have added onto to menu page under the "photo's " section, some pictures of the original volunteers. Some who are who still part of the team. Also, some pictures of the state Cervia was in and...
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