BBA students build a Iain Oughtred Guillemot

The Boat Building Academy autumn student launch marking the end of the BBA’s 38-week long course this year took place just two days after much of the south-west of England had been battered by winds and a month’s worth of rain. But still the sun rose, the winds tempered, and the folks gathered to celebrate the … Continue reading BBA students build a Iain Oughtred Guillemot

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BBA students build an Iain Oughtred-designed Whilly Tern

Photos by Paul Dyer, Jonathan Hall and Jenny Steer A 15ft 2in Whilly Tern double-ended beach boat built to Iain Oughtred’s well known plans was among the boats launched at the Boat Building Academy’s latest launch day. Built by Nick Wunderly helped by Chris Webster, this double-ended beachboat has a laminated black walnut centreline and her hull is … Continue reading BBA students build an Iain Oughtred-designed Whilly Tern

BBA students build an Iain Oughtred Acorn Skiff

Boat Building Academy students Jonathan Howard and Tom Moran have built and launched an Iain Oughtred-designed Acorn Skiff. The photos are by Jenny Steer and Becky Brown. Some 13ft in length, she is planked in 6mm gaboon-faced marine ply, using glued-clinker construction. The skiff has a laminated khaya stem and apron, and her hog, keel and pretty … Continue reading BBA students build an Iain Oughtred Acorn Skiff