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River Tamar fisherman and great character Allen Jewitt passes away

Weir Quay Boatyard has published a tribute to River Tamar fisherman Allen Jewitt that can only be called beautiful. The Tamar has clearly lost one of its characters, and many of his neighbours will miss a treasured friend. Allen Jewitt, … Continue reading

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Boxing Day at Rye Harbour

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Old beach boat at Rye Harbour. Click on the thumbnails for much larger photographs It’s almost a tradition in our house to take a trip down to Rye Harbour on Boxing Day, if the weather’s bright and clear – … Continue reading

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Swale photos… I’ve got to get them off my chest so here they are!

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Smacks in Faversham Creek Rather like the way a bundle of unexpected money can burn a hole in one’s pocket, for several days these photos have been nagging me to put them up. They’re scenes from a day’s sailing … Continue reading

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