Tag Archives: Rowing boat

Row St Kilda to Skye – 100 miles of very hard work

These folks’ project is to row the 100 mile distance from St Kilda – a remote island that was abandoned in 1930 – to the Isle of Skye in a boat that was built in around 1890, and which hasn’t … Continue reading

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Mick Webb’s Julie skiff goes together in Australia

And so the Julie skiff (free boat plans here) being built by Mick Webb in Victoria, Australia goes together – he tells me he thinks it’s going pretty well, which is good news!  

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News about the Julie skiff design

A Julie skiff has been built in Russia from the free plans available on this website. It’s pretty close the the plans, though the builder left off the corner pieces at the stern and decided against the neat draining foredeck … Continue reading

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