Wherry Yacht Charter
Caring for the Broads' last wherry fleet

Friends of WYC get news and early booking via the Gaff Line, our quarterly newsletter.

Charter a wherry for your special occasion, or for a relaxing family holiday.

The Gaff Line

The Gaff Line is our regular newsletter for our Friends (January, April, June and October), provided by email (PDF) or by post if you prefer.

We also have some articles that we simply couldn't squeeze in to the printed version - we hope you'll enjoy browsing them!


Gaff Line extra content


In 2012 we published an edited version of a piece by David Splitt on Hathor's Egyptian roots. Here is the full piece for your enjoyment. (0.7Mb PDF)


In 1911 Miss Di Scoones kept a diary of her holiday aboard the wherry Spree, which her great niece Diana Wilson passed on to us. We've only been able to squeeze short excerpts into the Gaff Line, but below are some longer extracts, with some of of the postcards and Aunt Di's own photographs that go with the text.

In 2009, Hathor sailed an extensive tour of the Broads as a farewell before being laid up for restoration. Skipper Peter Bower offers us this report. (1.2Mb PDF)

Wherry Yacht Charter is a registered charity (as Wherry Yacht Charter Charitable Trust), number 1096073

WYC is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, RDPE, Geoffrey Watling Trust, Town Close Estate Charity and others.

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