Faversham painter artist Derek Cox to show his work at the Fleur de Lys

The exhibition will feature paintings of boats, barges, coastal craft, ships and other vessels with a strong connection with Faversham. The show is part of a long-term project to bring together information about the nearly 4,000 vessels that have been, and those that continue to be, directly connected with Faversham.  This includes those either registered … Continue reading “Faversham painter artist Derek Cox to show his work at the Fleur de Lys”

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Coastal rowing pioneer Alec Jordan to visit Faversham

Following on from Alan Thorne’s Boat Building Experience and a number of other community projects, Faversham Creek Trust is this weekend hosting a presentation by Alec Jordan of Jordan Boats at the Purifier Building, 2.30pm Saturday 21st September. Over the past decade or so, Alec has been involved in the pioneering coastal rowing movement, in which … Continue reading “Coastal rowing pioneer Alec Jordan to visit Faversham”

A two-handed Julie skiff on Faversham Creek

The youngsters on Faversham Creek Trust’s annual Boat Camp programme have this year built a couple of two-handed Julie skiffs. Here’s one of them in action on the creek in a good headwind: I’d say they were doing well despite their lack of rowing experience, and that the boat was doing well also. Plans for … Continue reading “A two-handed Julie skiff on Faversham Creek”