HBBR heroes on their way to Beale Park

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] HBBR’s raiders on the Thames I’m grateful to UK Home Built Boat Rally stalwart and top class lapstrake boatbuilder Chris Perkins for sending me these photos of fellow members on their raid, making their way from Lechlade to Beale Park for the Beale Park Thames Boat Show. The shots include one of Chris … Continue reading “HBBR heroes on their way to Beale Park”

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Some boats at the Barton HBBR meet

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] A traditional ‘Welsh woman’ style wherry burgee on a shed at Barton Turf catches the evening sun. Click on the images for larger shots HBBR member Wayne Oliver’s boat built to Conrad Natzio’s Oystercatcher design and fitted with deadeyes, shrouds and other entertaining features Chris Perkins perfect little Stangarra built to Iain Oughtred’s … Continue reading “Some boats at the Barton HBBR meet”

THE BEALE PARK BOAT SHOW PART IV – STILL MORE BOATS FROM AROUND THE SHOW

I think that’s all of the reasonably good ones I took this year… For more about the show, see Brian Pearson’s reports, and also this Flickr set of the the Home Built Boat Regatta group’s trip in company from Lechlade to Beale Park, and a few shots of the show.