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Ancient yacht needs protecting from winter weather

Tue, 23 Sep 2014


Civil Defence volunteers have used 400 sandbags to help protect the dock of one of the world's oldest sea yachts.

Earlier this year the area in front of the Peggy's boathouse in Castletown was excavated by archaeologists.

The dock which dates back to the late 1700s needs protecting from the winter weather.

Allison Fox is curator of archaeology for Manx National Heritage - she says what was found was unexpected: 

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