Faversham Creek: a Julie skiff whizzes along powered by an electric outboard

One of the skiffs built by school children at Faversham being powered along by an electric outboard. The skiffs are built at Faversham Creek Trust’s Boat Camp to free plans available from Intheboatshed.net The skiffs were built under the tutelage of local boatbuilder Alan Thorne, who is also a supplier for electric outboards, folding RIBs … Continue reading “Faversham Creek: a Julie skiff whizzes along powered by an electric outboard”

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Faversham Boat Camp youngsters build two more of my skiffs

Kids and their skiffs: these Julie skiffs were built in a week from cut-out components by local youngsters under the leadership of local boatbuilder Alan Thorne (see the ad in the left hand column) and his son Mark. (For free downloadable plans, see the free plans page) The launch photos were taken at the Faversham … Continue reading “Faversham Boat Camp youngsters build two more of my skiffs”

Julie skiffs at Faversham

The skiffs built by schoolchildren at Faversham got launched this weekend! (Click here to read about their building.) The workshop builder explained about safety, the boats went in the water, the youngsters took turns to get to grips with using the oars, the designer got a turn in one of the, and his brother and … Continue reading “Julie skiffs at Faversham”