Category Archives: Teignmouth Electron

Goodbye to the Teignmouth Electron

Some time ago, I opened up a petition to request the National Maritime Museum to bring the wreckage of the Teignmouth Electron back to the UK: http://chn.ge/14DNrsE Sadly, whilst my posts have attracted readers, they have not attracted petition supporters. … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of a Yacht and a Petition

Most days, I get hits on my blog pages which refer to the Teignmouth Electron. Which is great. Thank you. But whilst people are happy to read, most are not interested in doing, and by this I mean clicking on … Continue reading

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Teignmouth Electron. A Petition.

Following some previous interest shown in one of my blog posts, I contacted the Maritime Museum in Falmouth about a potential rescue for the poor old Teignmouth Electron (by them), before she finally disintegrates (if she hasn’t already). I got … Continue reading

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Bring the Teignmouth Electron Home

In 1968, I was very small and was probably more interested in chewing my teddy bear’s ear, than following the Sunday Times Golden Globe yacht race. Perhaps I should have put teddy down and paid more attention. The idea for … Continue reading

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