Waterwitch, barkentine, Waterwitch was the very last engine-less British square rigger to carry commercial cargo.
Exhibited at the European Parliament, May 2011
Available as a signed limited edition (100) print via our Print Gallery page
Waterwitch off Gribben Head by Gordon Frickers 40 x 50 cm (16″ x 20″) sold to a private collector.
Waterwitch of Gribben Head is available as a signed limited edition print edition of only 100.
We still have a few copies left available from our Marine Art Prints page.
Print Available £ 187. inc P & P.
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Happily, many of these prints have sold to families who are ‘Waterwitch‘ related.
Quoted with kind permission : “I just came back from the post office to pick up the print ! It is beautiful, thank you. I appreciate your time and patience with me. “ R.R., USA January 3, 2015 4:23 PM.
Waterwitch off Gribben Head
The history and long age of British merchant sail ended with ‘Waterwitch’.
This painting is based upon her pilot Captain Dunn description her as he left her for the last time.
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This gem of a painting shows “Waterwitch” bearing away to the West and making more sail, outward bound from the Port of Par, off the Gribben Head in Saint Austell Bay early one May morning in a freshening South Easterly breeze.
Quoted with kind permission.
Waterwitch has arrived! She’s lovely, thank you very much and I know Deana (my daughter) will be just as delighted as I am when she sees it and knows that she will inherit it one day“. B.G. December 3, 2013
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Waterwitch’s story, “Life at sea was easier than farming” reads like the background to a good sea novel.
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