Category Archives: Small boats

Sailing and rowing the North West Passage in an open boat

I’m dumbstruck. Richard Wynne of Lodestar Books got in touch this morning to tell me about his latest offering, Blokes Up North - a book by two Royal Marines who sailed and rowed a Norseboat through the North West Passage. See … Continue reading

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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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Canoe sailing on the Medway

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

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