"This is very exciting and presents a range of possibilities.  The combination of high quality local craftsmanship, important maritime heritage and a range of attractive recreational and commercial options is very compelling.  I hope the local community gives this the full support it deserves."              

 Andrew George, former MP for St.Ives and Isles of Scilly

"I am very pleased to be associated with The St. Ives Jumbo Association.  I believe the project will be of great benefit to the local community and with Jumbo's once again sailing in the Bay, it will bring to life memories of the great maritime heritage that has made St. Ives what it is today." 

Cllr. Bill Fry, former Mayor of St. Ives.

"A SMALL BOAT WITH A BIG NAME" feature story by Nic Compton

Wooden Boat Magazine. Sept 2018



'The jumbo is the ideal boat on which to learn...The Revival of the Westcountry Dipping Lugger in May 2016 issue of Classic Sailor.

The new Jumbo 'Celeste' was reviewed by Judy Brickhill in the magazine Water Craft and features on the cover of issue No 67 Jan/Feb. Judy says,  "....   on the water she looks remarkably dainty and elegant...Get closer and you start to realise what a solid little boat she is."

Jonny Nance tells the whole story of the Jumbo Project in the  lead article of Classic Boat No.237 (March '08)

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