Boeier at the Oostende voor Anker festival; photos by Wim Netens
Wim Netens kindly got in touch this morning to alert me to the Oostende voor Anker festival of sail held at the Belgian port of Ostend recently, and to let me have a link to his splendid photogallery of the event. I picked out the ornate old boeier above as one of the most striking boats I could see, although I guess it’s decorations and distinctive shape will only seem remarkable to those of us who don’t live in Belgium or The Netherlands.
This link takes you to Wim’s photogallery Continue reading A feast of photos from the Oostende voor Anker festival of sail
Onawind Blue on the beach for a photo session
Dreamer that he is, Ben Crawshaw took his handsome Light Trow named Onawind Blue down to the beach for some more photos. See:
Whisky and soda at the Invisible Workshop.
I love the way this boat is coming together and the painterly way he often photographs her- as this is the prototype, I pray almost nightly that it works as well as it looks!
For more on the Light Trow and its ancestor the Fleet Trow:
‘Phwoar!’, says Light Trow builder Ben Crawshaw
Download the Light Trow plans here:
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