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Out now – Ben Crawshaw’s book about cruising the Mediterranean in a craft made using free boat plans
Latest posts at intheboatshed.net
- A lovely stained glass window
- Jimmy Lawrence talks about being a 15-year old mate on a sailing barge during WW2
- Philippines fishermen find a way…
- A magic lantern slide of the sailing barge Charles Hutton
- The Last Baidarka
- 1972 film of the Edith May
- Major Turner exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwhich opens tomorrow
- Medway Queen back home in the Medway
- Crossley Engines film ‘London River’
- Short Jacket and White Trousers – and a singing workshop for folks in Kent and surrounding areas
What we’re thinking…
The big move is done. Expect a return of the usual service!
Free boat plans that work
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Who’s talking at intheboatshed?
- Ian Baird on A magic lantern slide of the sailing barge Charles Hutton
- David Asprey on Medway Queen back home in the Medway
- JIM SAVILLE on The sea poems of Cicely Fox Smith
- Chris J Brady on A magic lantern slide of the sailing barge Charles Hutton
- Paul Mullings on A magic lantern slide of the sailing barge Charles Hutton
Tag Archives: sea songs
Fancy getting all maritime as you huddle over your computer? You could do worse than download and play back Waiheke Radio’s weekly programme Sails, Whales and Whiskey. Despite its hokey name, the New Zealand radio programme has the good taste … Continue reading
Pete Truin of the youthful shanty singing outfit The Ballina Whalers has written a thoughtful, informative article about the history of shanty singing. Great stuff Pete! ‘During this period of history, it has been said that there was an Irishman … Continue reading
Intheboatshed.net readers north of the border may be interested in this press release from American folklorist Bob Walser, who has been working to return ‘dreg song’ work songs used in the oyster fishery to the Firth of Forth. I’m … Continue reading