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Sailing skiff VAGABOND on Sydney Harbour

Date: 1904 - 1913
Dimensions:
Sight: 310 x 249 mm
Overall: 580 x 480 mm
Display Dimensions: 580 x 480 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print, paper, frame
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the Estate of June Gale
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00036856
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    HistoryVAGABOND was built in 1904 and came to Sydney in 1907 racing for Arthur Balbour. The VAGABOND was a 21' 6" half decked, clinker built boat. In 1913 it as purchased by Cliff Gale, a member of the famous sailing family, who modified its keel. Vagabond successfully raced in the Sydney Amateur Sailing Clubs A Division
    class for nine years. He sold VAGABOND soon after 1922. Cliff was a successful boat designer as well as racer.

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