News from my inbox: SS Shieldhall appeal, crossing the Atlantic by raft and surfboard building

Government grants for historic ships have dried up and the SS Shieldhall urgently needs £80,000 if she is to continue sailing Just a few items from my inbox today. Historic steamship SS Shieldhall needs £80,000 to keep sailing One of the country’s most important historic steam ships has launched and appeal for survival, amid ongoing … Continue reading “News from my inbox: SS Shieldhall appeal, crossing the Atlantic by raft and surfboard building”

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Pier traditional and historic boat events this weekend launch British Tourism Week

  Poster for Painting Party on the Quay at Newlyn this weekend National Historic Ships has worked with British Tourism Week to make sure historic vessels have a central place in Party on the Pier (POTP) – a series of events around Britain on Saturday 12the March to mark the launch of British Tourism Week. … Continue reading “Pier traditional and historic boat events this weekend launch British Tourism Week”