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The 20th Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, 22nd and 23rd June

   The 20th annual Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival will take place at Portsoy on the 22nd and 23rd June. Amazingly, crowds in excess of 16,000 are expected – which is quite a thought for those who think … Continue reading

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The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival goes all superstitious

Red-headed Scottish Traditional Boat Festival volunteer Vivien Rae with seafaring superstitions guide Visitors to the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy (23rd-24th June) are being urged to observe centuries-old superstitions to help ensure the event is plain sailing. … Continue reading

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Johnny Tyson builds a 14ft Whitehall at the Boat Building Academy

Johnny’s 14ft Whitehall leaves the workshop on launch day Boat Building Academy student Johhny Tyson built this John Gardner-designed 14ft Whitehall together with his pal Jerry Reeves, and launched it down at Lyme along with other students’ projects back in … Continue reading

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