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Mouseboat narrowboat Mouseboat 79 gets ready for her public

    David Emsley has just sent me these photos of the 10ft stretched Mouseboat he built back in 2005 and painted in narrowboat style. He tells me he has now repainted it twice – he’s just finished this second … Continue reading

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Mark Napier’s Julie skiff

In South Africa, Mark Napier has built a Julie skiff adapted for a sliding seat, and loves it! Here’s what he says: ‘Hi Gavin, ‘I built a rowing boat based on your Julie skiff design. I fitted it with a sliding … Continue reading

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30-ft stitch and glue Yachting World Diamond racer to join the Round the Island Race on her 50th birthday

   Greg Dunn and his crew are to celebrate the 50th year of their Jack Holt-designed plywood racer Black Diamond by entering her in the Round the Island Race, raising sponsorship money for the RNLI as they go round (see their … Continue reading

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