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Gipsy Moth IV under full sail

Exclusive: Gipsy Moth IV has been bought by Simon Oberholzer who is restoring the ketch's original features. He plans to keep the boat in the UK and The Netherlands

Clean Sailors will also be working with sailmakers to learn more about the material used in sailmaking, to see if it could be used outside of the sailing industry. Credit: Paul Wyeth

97% of sails end up in landfill. Now a new sail recycling scheme has been launched to repurpose old sails, bags and sheets