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This is not the Broads, but those with of a love of rag and stick might find this interesting, particularly those with a string fetish. A couple of weeks ago I had the good fortune to be on board the 1895 Thames Barge "Thistle" during the process of dropping the mast. To say it's more complicated than a Broads yacht is an understatement. And that's without the job of lowering the topmast, which we'd done earlier in the day. First up, here's the winch and winch man.