Spanish Ladies

A very well-known and well-liked song in both merchant and Royal Navy ships, not to mention the folk clubs of the 60’s & 70’s, this was sung to Cecil Sharp by Captain Lewis (aged 70) at Minehead, Somerset, 4th April 1906.

In case you want to know!
The Ushant Race is not for beginners but if you long for adventure go to the Classic Sailing website, where you can speak to a sea captain and book your place on a ship for the holiday of a lifetime. Don’t be put off by the top photo of Isla Jument lighthouse, Ushant island, Brittany!

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