As our logo says we've gone 'back to basics' - our 'free range' cattle graze the cliffs of our farm just 1.5 miles from St. Ives. They only feed on grass and home grown root crops meaning there are no delivery lorries which is helping reduce our carbon footprint. As a result of only being grass fed there are great health benefits such as significantly reduced saturated fat, and high in omega 3 fatty acids.
Pop to the farm to see for yourself how content our cattle are by walking our farm nature trail before collecting your order. (Please ring first to check availability of beef).
In the mid 50's, based on his research into ancient Polynesian boat design, James Wharram built the first off-shore Catamaran in Britain and sailed it out into the Atlantic. While the world's yachting community were busy dismissing such a design as a worthy sea-going vessel, James was landing his 23'6" 'Double Hulled Canoe' in the West Indies.
There he built a second 40' Polynesian style Catamaran and sailed it back to the UK accompanied by two young German girls -being the first to sail a catamaran across the North Atlantic.
These amazing Trans-Atlantic crossings and the follow up book "Two Girls, Two Catamarans" has etched the name 'James Wharram' into the annals of yachting history.
The quality of the Wharram self-build catamarans is reflected in their popularity, excellence of craftmanship and 'sound sailing qualities'. 50 years on - with 10,000 sets of plans sold and thousands turned into proud vessels - Wharram 'Cats' can be seen in harbours across the world maintaining the highest reputation for surviving wind and wave.