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BBA student launch December 2013 – catch up with the ITV News report

The Boat Building Academy’s December student launch seems to have gone off beautifully – ITV News was there to cover the story, and principal Yvonne Green reported 200 people turned up at Lyme Harbour to watch, the weather was stunning, the … Continue reading

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BBA student builds a Ted Moores stripper canoe

     Photos by Jenny Steer and Becky Joseph Boat Building Academy long course student Luke Browne chose to build this 17 1/2ft cedar-strip canoe designed by Ted Moores – the canoe appears in the book Canoecraft and was strip planked … Continue reading

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BBA students launch an 18ft Paul Gartside-designed cutter

     Photos by Andy Blundy, Charlie Couture and Emma Brice This 18ft Paul Gartside-designed strip-planked cutter belonging to Boat Building Academy student Dominik Gschwind hit the water at the BBA’s student launch just before Christmas. The boat is in … Continue reading

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