December 2007

Comment On Our Collection

December 20th, 2007, 5:02pm

Today a new comments system was added to each boats page in an attempt to give the website a more interactive, community driven feel. Allowing each boat in the collection to be directly commented on and discussed between visitors. Enjoy!

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June 2007

New Website Launched

June 21st, 2007, 10:45am

To coincide with the public opening of the new Eyemouth Marine Centre the new and improved World of Boats website has now been launched. As you will see by navigating through the links at the top of the page, the website contains a wealth of information on the 'World of Boats' collection and the vision that will secure the collections future, information regarding the newly opened Eyemouth Maritime Centre, as well as articles on Eyemouth and its history of smuggling and...

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Eyemouth Marine Centre Officially Opens

June 20th, 2007, 1:29pm

On the 9th of June the new Eyemouth Maritime Centre was officially opened by Professor Roy Bridges, president of the Hakluyt Society. Around 100 guests were entertained before the official unveiling with traditional Fijian song and dance. Followed by an informative speech by Mr Andrew Thornhill QC - dressed as captain Bligh, who saved the collection in 1996 following the bankruptcy of the International Sailing Craft Association (ISCA) of Exeter in 1996. Following the...

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