Offsets for building the 12ft BBA Fleet trow now available

The folks at the Boat Building Academy have kindly made the offsets available for the cute little Fleet trow some of its students built during their long course last year. For the offsets laid out in a pdf, and more pictures of the handy, easily built little boat, click here and go to the bottom … Continue reading Offsets for building the 12ft BBA Fleet trow now available

BBA students build and launch Fleet Trow

Every spring and autumn, the Boat Building Academy folks send over some photos and a few words about their student’s  launches. The shots above were taken by Jenny Steer and Derek Thompson, so my thanks to them and to the Academy. Here’s what they have to say about the first boat launched at the BBA launch on the 3rd … Continue reading BBA students build and launch Fleet Trow

San Francisco artist Lawrence LaBianca uses the Light Trow in his work

  California artist Lawrence LaBianca has been using the hull of my Light Trow design in his artwork, we were delighted to learn this morning. Lawrence got in touch this morning to tell us that he’s been working with boat forms and a variety of themes, including Melville’s masterpiece Moby Dick , that among others he has … Continue reading San Francisco artist Lawrence LaBianca uses the Light Trow in his work