Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh first met at Royal Naval College Dartmouth in 1939. Seventy-eight years on and their relationship has become one of the world's most enduring love stories.
“Britannia is special for a number of reasons. Almost every previous sovereign has been responsible for building a church, a castle, a palace or just a home. The only comparable structure in the present reign is Britannia. As such, she is a splendid example of contemporary British design and technology.”
Welcome to the first instalment of our ‘Behind The Ropes’ blog series! Each blog will feature an exclusive interview on board The Royal Yacht Britannia.
This month we go behind the ropes with The Royal Yacht Britannia’s calligrapher, David Lang, who expertly inscribes invitations for our evening events on board Her Majesty’s former floating palace.