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Luke Powell’s Working Sail

Historian and writer Mike Smylie commented that I should see Luke Powell’s Working Sail website the other day – and he’s bang right. If your Monday morning needs a lift – and whose doesn’t? – I recommend you take a … Continue reading

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Four record-seeking rowers rescue downed pilot off the Irish coast

[ad#intheboatshed-post] ‘The other guys thought I’d seen a seagull… ‘ This isn’t what you might normall expect from intheboatshed.net but I thought these rowers deserved special credit. Catch up with them at http://www.gbrow.com/ Please scroll down for: * Plans for … Continue reading

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Ex-Academy student wins scholarship to build a Dorset lerret by eye

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Dorset lerret photographed on the beach. Click on the image to go to the excellent Burton Bradstock web pages including some interesting photos of traditional boats Former Boat Building Academy student, instructor and Cornish pilot gig builder Gail McGarva … Continue reading

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