Aitch’s Drumbeat for sale

From a yachting website:

For Sale: Used 60’6″ Clare Lallow Cruising Sailboat 1957. 

Sir Max Aitken (‘Lord Beaverbrook’)’s Drumbeat Is For Sale. Totally Rebuilt In The Early 90s At Berthon,  Has Had Truck Loads Of Money Hurled At Her Since. Special, Original And Thoroughly Useable Piece Of Our Maritime Heritage.

Trish sailed in her as navigator and chef in about 1983 from the Caribbean to the UK where she headed for a refitting (the boat! not the girlfriend-to-be!).

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Aitch at the helm

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