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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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BBA student launch, December 2012

   This is photographic evidence that this year’s winter student launch at the Boat Building Academy really did manage to take place in decent bright, if chilly, weather despite the variable autumn we’ve had. Apart from the students and staff, … Continue reading

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BBA student Ryan Johnson builds a West Greenland kayak

  You don’t often see an unopened bottle of champers in a kayak Boat Building Academy student Ryan Johnson built this West Greenland kayak, and launched it on the December student launch day. He joined the Academy from Leicester, where … Continue reading

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