Quarter Tonner takes pride of place for launch party

It’s a wet and wild Thursday, so here’s a reminder of what this time of year’s supposed to be about – long, light evenings, pub gardens and sailing! The quarter tonner Flashheart, recently restored, had her pre-launch party at the King and Queen pub in Hamble a few weeks ago. But how do you go about getting a 25 foot keelboat into a tight pub garden and step the rig? The video below explains everything…

It wasn’t just your standard refit, however – Casse Tete marine started by cutting out the deck and interior, and starting again… as the video below shows.