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Traditional steel Dutch dinghy and Forest & Stream skiff compared

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Dutch dinghy and steel-built Forest & Stream skiff Over in Holland, Hans-Christian Rieck has taken these photos of a traditional steel-built Dutch dinghy of a type often used as tenders to steel-built barges and other craft. They’re strikingly curvaceous … Continue reading

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Carriacou sloops on Youtube

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Reader Larry Henry got in touch the other day to alert me to this video on YouTube promoting photographer Alexis Andrews’ two books (volumes I and II) celebrating the Carriacou sloops of Dominica. By January I expect to watch … Continue reading

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Small motor launch Louise built by Nick Smith complete but for her varnish

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Hampshire-based boatbuilder Nick Smith wrote this week with photos of his current motor launch building project Louise. Here’s what he has to say: ‘Louise will be launched in the spring, as the owner will be doing the varnishing over … Continue reading

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