Category Archives: Motor yachts and boats

An appeal: help local boat builders replace the Phillipines’ 50,000 lost fishing boats

  This piece by boat designer and sailmaker Michael Storer is a short report about instant boat building in the Philippines – an appeal for help in replacing the lost boats so important to feeding the Filipino people and to … 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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Lifeboats looking for new owners

The latest National Historic Ships newsletter reports that the converted Watson class lifeboat Gramarie is looking for a new owner (click here for details). On Guernsey it seems the Liverpool class lifeboat JB Couper is also in need of someone to … Continue reading

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