LABOUR OF LOVE... Irishman Jim Taylor, of Stansbury, at work on the replica of his family’s Killough yawl, built for his grandchildren to preserve the links with his original home village. The Marian will be among the most interesting boats in the Yorke Peninsula Saltwater Classic fleet. LABOUR OF LOVE... Irishman Jim Taylor, of Stansbury, at work on the replica of his family’s Killough yawl, built for his grandchildren to preserve the links with his original home village. The Marian will be among the most interesting boats in the Yorke Peninsula Saltwater Classic fleet. PHOTO: Trevor Gill

Jim launches unique connection between Yorke Peninsula and Northern Ireland

STANSBURY’S Jim Taylor is an Irish­man living far from his homeland.

However, through his creative passion and woodworking skills Jim has fulfilled a lifelong dream which has created a unique link between the waters off County Down, Northern Ireland, and our own shores.

Jim was born into a traditional fishing family in Killough and migrated to Australia in 1960.

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