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A skiff on a lonely New Zealand beach

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Regular intheboatshed.net reader Paul Mullings found this skiff on a beach while strolling by the Manukau Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand and was so uplifted by its simple elegance that he decided to send in a clutch of photos. ‘Hi … Continue reading

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Edwin Schoettle on catboats, Gavin Atkin on what’s wrong with yachts and yachties

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Legendary catboat Silent Maid Edwin Schoettle’s classic Sailing Craft published in 1928 is a fabulous big old book of nearly 800 pages – so I hope no-one will mind me posting a few of them. And perhaps my post … Continue reading

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Chebacco boat designed by Phil Bolger, built by Academy ex-student Connie Mense

[ad#intheboatshed-post] One exhibit at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show made the case that the recently deceased designer Phil Bolger should be remembered for his very pretty boats as well as his boxy easy-to-build plans. This is an almost-complete Bolger … Continue reading

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