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Punt gunning – including an interesting description of the original double-ended Poole canoe

It turns out that Poole Harbour’s famous Pool canoes were not always flat-bottomed skiffs developed for use with a small outboard motor – in their earlier versions they were double ended rowing boats used for wildfowling. There’s some interesting history … Continue reading

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Bill Serjeant visits Oare Creek and Faversham

I see from Bill’s Log that small boat cruiser and gentleman of the waves Bill Serjeant is spending a little time at Oare Creek and visiting Faversham, where he seems to be enjoying himself. Here’s his description of Oare Creek: … Continue reading

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Veteran East Coast small boat sailor Charles Stock caught on video

  Charles Stock making his customary good use of his wellies. Image copyright Tony Smith (aka Creeksailor) and used with permission   I’ve stumbled across a series of short Youtube videos featuring Charles Stock, a legend among small boat sailors, … Continue reading

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