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Expect the unexpected at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show

    Here are a few more photos of this year’s Beale Park Thames Boat Show. It’s an event that always serves up a few surprises, and this year’s exhibits included UK Home Built Boat Rally member Tim O’Connor’s well appointed and … Continue reading

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Norman Fuller’s Ella skiff at the 2010 HHBR meet at Barton Turf

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Rowing for Pleasure weblogger Chris Partridge and Norman Fuller demonstrate the Ella skiff under oars and with an electric outboard. Norman brought his Ella to the 2010 HBBR meeting at Barton Turf, and quite a few of us had … Continue reading

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Chris Perkins’ photos from sunny Portsoy 2009

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Saturday, Portsoy 2009. Not really a day for a race! As usual, click on the thumbnails for some nice big photos Award-winning lapstrake boat builder and Iain Oughtred boat plan specialist Chris Perkins has written to tell us a … Continue reading

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