Classic superyacht Shemara visits the Thames

Staff WriterSuperyachts

RECENTLY-refitted superyacht Shemara has completed a week long visit to London. The classic vessel, built in 1938, arrived in the capital on Saturday 13th June and departed the following weekend. She was moored at HMS President for the duration of her time in London. A three year refit on the 65-metre long vessel was completed in Portchester, Portsmouth, last year. …

New Waterloo Dispatch arrives in London

Rob PowellEvents

TWO hundred years after news of the victory at Waterloo reached London, a New Waterloo Dispatch arrived in the capital today to retrace those steps. Historical re-enactors brought the news of Napoleon’s defeat in to London today, starting the morning with a ceremony at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. From there, a horse-drawn post chaise, carrying the dispatch …

Magna Carta anniversary marked on the Thames

Rob PowellEvents, Rowing

A WEEKEND of events to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta got started today as a replica of the document was carried down the Thames. The document was carried on board the Royal Shallop Jubilant by Charter BearersĀ in a Thames relay with the Queen’s row barge leading the flotilla. New Charter Bearers joined the vessel at handover points along …

Cruise ship Silver Cloud arrives in sunny London

Staff WriterCruise Ships

SILVERSEA’s cruise ship Silver Cloud sailed into the capital late on Sunday afternoon. The vessel is moored alongside HMS Belfast for the duration of her 24 hour visit to the capital. 157-metre long Silver Cloud is a regular visitor to London and the current visit is the first of four this year. She passed through the Thames Barrier on her …