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- Sailing and rowing the North West Passage in an open boat
- Can we save UK’s oldest fishing vessel, celebrate the unique Fal Oyster and help recruit youth into a traditional sailing fleet?
- 1812 style warship will set sail this summer
- Dazzle-painted warships of World War I
Boatbuilding help available
Our Faversham-based friend Alan Thorne can help with boatbuilding projects - constructing to plans in very tidy stitch-and-glue or more traditional techniques. Contact him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07865 091155
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Category Archives: Medway, Swale and the Kent coast
Someone took a camera aboard as they went canoe sailing on the Medway last weekend and here’s the result. My thanks to Paul Mullings for spotting this one. Now, bearing in mind that Deadman’s Island is where folks who died … Continue reading
Many folks will be delighted to to hear that traditional block-maker and deck fittings maker Colin Frake has returned to Faversham – he’s been away for a couple of years after he took the difficult decision to leave Standard Quay … Continue reading
The Unknown Land – a play about arctic exploration, at the Arden Theatre, Faversham on the 28th March
In the 1840s, the race to discover the fabled North-West Passage gripped the public imagination. The Unknown Land is an original play by Caroline Small for one actor and many characters. It is said to be a compelling tale of … Continue reading