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Nicky Haslam's 6 favourite sailing memories

Nicky Haslam's 6 favourite sailing memories

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Enjoying the luxury of The Virginian

The south Turkish coast was – still is – the most serene to sail along, particularly if one was lucky enough to do so in The Virginian, Anthony and Carole Bamford’s (pictured) magnificent… I hesitate to say, merely, boat, as she is also a kind of Aladdin’s cave of unexpected pleasures. Fancy a firework display tonight? Whoosh, the rockets go up. A zippy tender to whizz you to that legendary kilim dealer? It’s bobbing by the side below. Birthday? Your birthday?? Today??? Cake, candles, crackers and be-ribboned presents for a sun-hatter’s tea party just before dusk.

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