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Summer on Lake Rotoiti

I reckon Paul Mullings is out to make us winter-bound Northern Europeans envious with these shots taken in high summer down in New Zealand – which he sent in an email in which he signs off  ‘Keep warm – Paul’. … Continue reading

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Holmes of the Humber: a review

  Eel, drawn by her skipper and designer, George Holmes [June 2011 - This book is now available again after selling out less than a year after publication.] Now that my copy has arrived, Tony Watts’ book Holmes of the … Continue reading

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Drawings for making a model of the sailing version of the 12 Ella skiff

[ad#intheboatshed-post] At last – here’s a set of drawings for building a model of the sailing version of the 12ft Ella skiff. Full drawings are to come when I’ve written my usual builders’ blurb… The pdfs in the download below … Continue reading

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