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Connisseur cruisers of Wroxham

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Just heard on the news that Connisseur cruisers of Wroxham are transfering there boatbuilding abroad with the loss of 40 jobs. don't know at the moment if that means the boat hirings part being sold also the moorings there being sold.Will try to find out some more. I heard this rumour some few months ago and now its come true.

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Can't say I'm surpised Barry. They have been building boats for their french operation for years and shipping them over there. Last winter, we had our boat in their marina having just bought it, and when we had the few weeks high water we could only just get to it because the yard was so badly flooded. The sheds were awash about 8" deep, and the poor sods were working in there in wellies.

It's a shame though, that another set of skilled labour will be redundant.

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Shame that Norfolk cant afford to lose another boat yard , particularly one with such distinctive styles, lets hope the workforce are successfull in finding alternative employment. B Lucky :):):)

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