The boats of Hanoi, part 2

[ad#intheboatshed-post] I promised a few more of my brother Matt’s photos from Hanoi, and here they are. You can see the earlier post here. There’s an interesting thread on Vietnamese boats at the Woodenboat Forum and an English language website devoted to the boats of Vietnam here. Don’t miss something good! If you’d like to […]

The boats of Hanoi, Vietnam

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Small boats of North Vietnam Just back from a business trip to Hanoi, my brother Matt Atkin has sent me these photos from the country. He reports that North Vietnam is an astonishing place where goods are still moved using carts and oxen, and from these photos it’s a place where traditional small boats […]

Will Stirling and Dave Balaam sail from Devon to Jersey in a 14ft Stirling and Son clinker-built dinghy

  In early May Will Stirling and Dave Balaam set off across the Channel from Start Point in a 14ft Stirling and Son sailing dinghy – and arrived in St Helier, Jersey after 37.5 hours at sea. The photos show Will and Dave arriving at St Helier (courtesy of the Jersey Evening post), the moment before leaving […]