Maiden is out of the water

On Thursday 16th February, Maiden was removed from Eden Island Marina and motored round to Taylor Smith Shipyard.  The mast was removed and then she was placed in the lifting bay.  I have to say she looks a little forlorn and lonely here….. but not for long! The straps were placed beneath her hull and she was lifted out of the water The cradle, the base of which has already been constructed, will now be built up around her to

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Tracy sees Maiden for the first time in 27 years!

Article by Danny Buckland She’s had her nerves shredded by roaring gales and the oceans at their most malevolent but nothing could prepare inspirational yachtswoman Tracy Edwards for the short walk down a luxury marinas pontoon. At the end, forlorn in workshop grey paint with tattered rigging, lies the once resplendent Maiden, the boat she has not seen for 27 years. Tears come easily at the arresting sight of the battered 58 foot yacht that took her and an all-female

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