The Royal Diary: Dragon boat v Royal barge

Updated April 18 2018 - 10:05pm, first published October 19 2011 - 5:00pm

Earlier this week the Admiral's Barge dropped into Lake Barely Sailable to transport HMTQ and the PP to Floriade this morning. It's a Defence-commissioned, 12m Navy vessel. In other words: yawn. It's a beautiful-looking thing, for sure. But is this the best we can do?

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