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Seaside Fun with the Star Yachts

Here we are by the sea on a blustery day in September 2014, we had decided to sail our collection of Star Yachts at the boating lake at Hoylake. I thought you might like it if I shared the story of these delightful wooden yachts from Birkenhead. A Belgian by the name of Franz Marie Denye was the owner of a successful boatyard business. It was upon the outbreak of WW1 that he decided to bring his wife and young family to set up business in the traditional boat building area of Birkenhead.  His skills ensured he found employment and during the evenings he would carve small wooden yachts, little did he know that they were to make his fortune! By now the...

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