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Latest posts at intheboatshed.net
- Do we want the quaintly named Bugsby’s Reach to become Waterman’s Reach?
- The astonishing whaleback steamships
- The story of the Mary Celeste, as told by the Smithsonian
- La Pique
- Punt gunning – including an interesting description of the original double-ended Poole canoe
- Colin Frake returns to Faversham – and sets up shop in the Purifier Building
- Captain Flint’s houseboat explained
- Mick Webb’s Julie skiff goes together in Australia
- Keep Turning Left Dylan Winter interviews a fisherman still using a traditional coble
- Edith May on the TV programme Bygones
Boatbuilding help available
Our Faversham-based friend Alan Thorne can help with boatbuilding projects - constructing to plans in very tidy stitch-and-glue or more traditional techniques. Contact him by email at email@example.com or phone 07865 091155
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?
- Gavin Atkin on Do we want the quaintly named Bugsby’s Reach to become Waterman’s Reach?
- nigel on Do we want the quaintly named Bugsby’s Reach to become Waterman’s Reach?
- Gavin Atkin on Free boat plans that work
- Anders on Free boat plans that work
- Russell Thomas on 1936 Harry Feltham yacht for sale at Faversham
Tag Archives: superstitions
Red-headed Scottish Traditional Boat Festival volunteer Vivien Rae with seafaring superstitions guide Visitors to the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy (23rd-24th June) are being urged to observe centuries-old superstitions to help ensure the event is plain sailing. … Continue reading
Fishing historian Mike Smylie’s latest book Herring: A History of the Silver Darlingsexamines the effects of herring and the herring trade on the communities who catch them over the past 2000 years, including the way of life, superstitions and of … Continue reading
The Storm engraving by William Miller after Van de Velde, published in 1858. From the Wikimedia We’re in the midst of yet another storm here in the UK. I might have enjoyed them as a child, but now they set … Continue reading