Legendary bonkers Boncoeurs sign at Oare Creek, Dutch barge, smack stern, view of the head of Oare Creek
I love going to Oare Creek, where our little boat is, and that’s what we did today. Had a chat with my pal Steve Taylor, who has recently done a handsome job of restoring a 24ft Hillyard that I hope to show you soon, and with Bob Telford, the owner of the classic Maurice Griffiths yacht Idle Duck. I hope soon to show you some shots showing how that restoration is going.
After spending some jolly time scraping and replacing the finish of some teak, we took a short walk along the creek, and came back with
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these photos. The first photo is a fine example of the Great British Franglais joke that tickles both of us whenever we see it. The Dutch barge would make someone a great home, as I guess it has done in the past. I don’t know anything about Pioneer but mean to find out, and the last shot shows the moorings at the end of Young’s boatyard.