Percy Dalton’s Fal Estuary oyster dredging boat plans available from bookseller

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Plans for Percy Dalton’s Fal Estuary oyster dredging boat St Melorus are available from booksellers Dalton Young Looking at the 2008 Beale Park Show exhibitors’ websites I noticed this drawing of the St Melorus on the Dalton Young site. The company is a specialist bookseller, I’m delighted to see my book Ultrasimple Boatbuilding … Continue reading “Percy Dalton’s Fal Estuary oyster dredging boat plans available from bookseller”

Advertisements

Oyster boats and mystery boats

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Fal oyster boats at Mylor. As usual, click on the images for larger photos The start of the Tall Ships Race included some interesting-looking mystery boats, as did a brief trip to Mylor and it’s cute little church. But first I thought I should show you some of the last sail-powered fishing boats … Continue reading “Oyster boats and mystery boats”

The Beale Park Thames Boat Show is this weekend – so try not to miss it!

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Photo courtesy of the Beale Park Thames Boat Show organisers Contrasting boats on the water at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show – an elderly motor cruiser and a Wharram catamaran. Thanks to boatbuilder Fabian Bush for the photo A newly discovered Percy Dalton drawing of a Falmouth quay punt found by the … Continue reading “The Beale Park Thames Boat Show is this weekend – so try not to miss it!”