Elswick pensioner's £1 yacht which he refurbished in memory of his baby daughter is finally launched - alongside his late wife's boat

Waterways enthusiast Colin Ogden watched with pride as the yacht he salvaged and fixed in tribute to his baby was finally hoisted into the water after its planned launch was delayed last week.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 4:10 pm

The 1974 26ft Westerly yacht, Rebekah Louise, was destined for the scrap heap after its previous owner, in his 80s, could not maintain it.

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