Raid on the Medway

In June 2017 the Medway will see the commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the Dutch Raid, known to our Continental cousins as the Battle of Chatham. The biggest humiliation of the Royal Navy was brought about by admiral Michiel de Ruyter, the subject of a new Dutch film: view the trailer for Admiral.

Dylan Winter spent some time in the Medway on his 19ft Mirror Offshore motor sailer and produced some excellent films for his Keep Turning Left series. This one deals with the embarrassing events of 1667:

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