In memory of songwriter Jackie Trent, who is reported to have passed away in recent days.
A-raters racing at Bourne End on the Thames. My thanks to Fowey boatbuilder Marcus Lewis for spotting this one!
Read about the A-raters here,
This Thames lock-keeper’s punt was a featured of Chris Partridge’s childhood and having come down to him through his family, he’s sorting it out ready to put back on the water.
I must say I’m intrigued, as it’s a boat type I haven’t been aware of up to now. Read about it here – and no doubt in later Rowing for Pleasure weblog posts as Chris’s project makes progress.
Old boats, traditional boats, boat building, restoration, the sea and the North Kent Coast – Gavin Atkin's weblog