1960s – Shaping fond memories at Portobello

From the late 1950s, Skylark IX features in many fond childhood memories. As well as launching from a portable jetty at Portobello Beach alongside deckchair hire and donkey rides, she cruises to Inchkeith and Inchcolm from Burntisland and possibly serves as a rescue boat at Portobello saving at least one yacht from grounding.

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