Category Archives: Working boats

A Thames lock keeper’s punt

Lock keeper's punt

This Thames lock-keeper’s punt was a featured of Chris Partridge’s childhood and having come down to him through his family, he’s sorting it out ready to put back on the water.

I must say I’m intrigued, as it’s a boat type I haven’t been aware of up to now. Read about it here – and no doubt in later Rowing  for Pleasure weblog posts as Chris’s project makes progress.

 

Matthew Atkin’s photos of the boats of Cheng Chau, Hong Kong, October 2014

Here’s another collection of my brother Matthew Atkin’s photographs, this time from Cheng Chau, a dumb-bell shaped island 10km to the south west of Hong Kong Island. Thanks Matt!