“I CAN IMAG­INE STEVEN DEWS BE­ING SUIT­ABLY IN­SPIRED TO PAINT AS WOLFHOUND MOVES SOUTH”

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cof­fee ma­chine. Again, there’s a lot of nat­u­ral light. There’s plenty of fridge and freezer space and I sensed Louise’s ex­pe­ri­ence in deal­ing with crew aboard large yachts and her un­der­stand­ing of the mantra ‘there’s never too much stowage space’. A com­plete set of Spode china dec­o­rated with a square-rig­ger mo­tif, trans­ferred from their pre­vi­ous yacht, sits safely in be­spoke lock­ers in the saloon.

Through­out the yacht there are use­ful fid­dled shelves – “ev­ery bunk has a tea-cup stowage,” said Louise – the fid­dles open prop­erly at the cor­ners for ease of clean­ing. Grab han­dles are well po­si­tioned, air con­di­tion­ing is lim­ited to sleep­ing cab­ins and there’s an abun­dance of do­rades with the large hatch over the for­ward cabin de­signed to take a wind scoop.

Sim­plic­ity has been a cor­ner­stone of Dews’s think­ing and this ex­tends to the machin­ery space oc­cu­pied by a

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