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Tag Archives: boat
Claudia Myatt is a talented and highly effective maritime artist who knows how to conjure up a form in a few sweet lines – see some samples of her work here. Her site also has a nice download of traditional … Continue reading
Bid to restore Portsmouth Dockyard Boathouse and open Portsmouth branch of the IBTC gets initial approval
Photo: Peter Facey, via Wikimedia Commons Heritage Lottery Fund officials have announced that a bid to develop Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Boathouse no 4 to include a traditional boat building training centre run by the International Boatbuilding Training College has successfully passed the first stage of its … Continue reading
Head, Heart, Hand – a Boatbuilder’s Story (the link goes to an impressive collection of sample pages) is a beautiful book documenting the work of Thames-side traditional boat building firm Henwood & Dean, with photographs and design by Michael English. The … Continue reading