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BBA student builts Ted Moores’ Prospector Ranger stripper canoe

Keith Bowers launched his 15ft Prospector Ranger into the water at the Boat Building Academy’s latest launch day in Dedcember. He used plans published in Moores’ book ‘Canoecraft’, but added a breasthook of his own design and a yoke. He also created … Continue reading

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Beautiful Surlingham Broad photo wins UK National Parks photo competition

This mouth-watering photo taken at sunrise on Surlingham Broad in Norfolk by amateur photographer Fraser Johnston has won the UK National Parks‘ Actively Yours photography competition sponsored by sportswear manufacturer Merrell. The photo was chosen from a field of 334 entries by judges … Continue reading

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Beale Park Boat Show this weekend

  The Beale Park Boat Show runs from this Friday to Sunday (7th – 9th June, 2013) at Lower Basildon in Berkshire. The organisers say that this year’s event is looking good – exhibitor bookings are strong, there new attractions … Continue reading

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