Richard recently penned a piece for the Maritime Heritage Trust about the effect the Covid-19 closedown has had on us:

The virus started to make an impression as we commenced fitting out in February and were joined by our new Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership trainee Ben and as the crew returned from the winter break. Initially it looked like we would be able to continue. Indeed, at a meeting of Trustees on 11th March we discussed plans for a full season and only discussed the virus in terms of ensuring our T&Cs were up to date.

Eight days later we were writing to clients telling them the season was suspended until further notice as … Read the whole piece here.