The world's sole surviving tea clipper
- Cutty Sark
- Free museums
- Royal Observatory
- Meridian Line
Do you have what it takes to steer 963 tons of Victorian tea clipper on the high seas?
Included with entry ticket to Cutty Sark:
The wheel itself was restored in the run up to the opening of Cutty Sark in 1957 by a team of talented woodworkers, and the steering mechanism is one of the many original features preserved on Cutty Sark. It's a reminder of what a triumph of engineering this tea clipper was in her day, with the ingenious design taking up far less space within the ship than earlier tiller designs - ideal for a cargo carrier.
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