Tag Archives: lifeboat

Building the Colin Archer Emma

There’s plenty to read and pictures to see at the Emma website – but as it’s in Dutch, I suspect many Intheboatshed.net readers won’t understand it too readily. If Nederlands isn’t your favourite language, happily all is not entirely lost – … Continue reading

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Psssst… wanna apprenticeship job in boatbuilding?

  Restoration projects by Abingdon & Skabardis Kyle Abingdon of Abingdon & Skabardis Marine Carpentry  has been in touch to say that he is looking for a part-time apprentice to work at his company’s workshops at Dargate near Favershhsam. No … Continue reading

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Cromer Lifeboat crew stepdancing in the 1970s

This YouTube gem shows the Cromer Lifeboat crew stepdancing to a melodeon in the 1970s. It’s a shame enthusiasts for old and traditional boats tend to ignore the cultural stuff – the songs, stories and dancing – that goes along … Continue reading

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