A new edition of Practical Boat Building for Amateurs from Ken Hanson

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] The Rob Roy canoe, from Practical Boat Building for Amateurs ‘To be able to build a boat well, and to his own ideas and plans, requires that the amateur should be both a designer and builder, which, in their turn require that he should be an efficient draughtsman and carpenter. No one can … Continue reading “A new edition of Practical Boat Building for Amateurs from Ken Hanson”

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British Sea-Fishermen by Anson Part IV- the West Coast, Wales and Scotland

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Lowestoft sailing trawler, drawn by Rowland Hilder ‘… the life of the average fisherman of Britain – it is a never-ending “game of snakes and ladders,” and so accustomed is the fisherman to playing this game from the time he first goes to sea, that I am inclined to doubt that he would … Continue reading “British Sea-Fishermen by Anson Part IV- the West Coast, Wales and Scotland”

British Sea-Fishermen, by Anson – part III, from Lincolnshire to Cornwall

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] ‘Hastings is one of the most interesting fishing centres on the South Coast and if one studies early 19th century paintings and drawings one realises that Hastings beach cannot have changed very much in the past hundred years. Even the boats have retained their general lines…’ Don’t miss out – please subscribe to … Continue reading “British Sea-Fishermen, by Anson – part III, from Lincolnshire to Cornwall”