Category Archives: Traditional clinker

Clinker plans and boatbuilding

Rescue Wooden Boats folks continue boat restoration, organise fishing family meet and build their archives

The folks at Norfolk’s Rescue Wooden Boats are doing wonderful work for their area – and there’s no doubt that that there should be organisations like this right round our coast. Ther’s a real vision here. Can we have a similar … Continue reading

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St Ives, 1926

My thanks to Ted Stevens for posting this one on his Facebook page!

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Petition – save the tradition of salmon netting on the Tamar and Tavy

We met Tamar salmon netter Alec Friendship this weekend – and learned that there’s a serious danger that riparian fishing rights owners along the river will get their way and end traditional salmon netting by a tiny number of just … Continue reading

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