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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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Replica 18th century shipwright’s workshop to be built at Buckler’s Hard

This year sees the building of a new replica timber-framed 18th century shipwrights’ workshop at the old shipbuilding village of Buckler’s Hard by the Beaulieu River. Once built using local timber, the workshop will become a centre for the teaching … Continue reading

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1908 Falmouth-built rowing boat White Owl is restored and back on the water

The 1908 15ft rowing boat named White Owl has been restored at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. White Owl was built in Falmouth in 1908, by Jacketts Yard, which priced her at ten shillings per foot – one of Jacketts’ best … Continue reading

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