SS Robin – an update, and an illustrated article

Regular readers may remember some Intheboatshed.net posts a few years back explaining the preservation and re-purposing plans for the 1890-built SS Robin – the steam coaster that is said to be the oldest in the world and as significant as the Cutty Sark. Read about her here,  here and here. Things have been a bit quiet, but an … Continue reading SS Robin – an update, and an illustrated article

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Quentin Robinson, ship in a bottle maker

Suffolk resident Quentin Robinson wrote a few days ago to describe his adventures with model ship and ship in a bottle making, together with this gallery of photos. Thanks Quentin! Here’s what he had to say: ‘I was at a loose end. It was a Sunday and there was a boot fair on, so I headed down to … Continue reading Quentin Robinson, ship in a bottle maker

Beautiful photography from Judy and Tom Robinson-Cox

Judy and Tom Robinson-Cox are part of the Rocky Neck Art Colony, based in Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. The boats, needless to say, are fabulous. I’ve never seen film of a pinky under way before, so this film is quite a treat just for that!