Interested in Bob Hinks’ Cirrus? Contact him to arrange a date to sail her

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Cirrus Bob Hinks, who graduated from the Boat Building Academy a little while ago, is looking for commissions to build up-market day-sailors along the lines of his widely admired Cirrus. He explains: ‘Cirrus was conceived as a classic gentleman’s daysailer, designed to be fast, sail beautifully and look a picture. A miniature J … Continue reading “Interested in Bob Hinks’ Cirrus? Contact him to arrange a date to sail her”

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Bob Hinks and Ray Holmes build fast, shallow-draft dayboat Cirrus at the Boat Building Academy

Launch day views of Cirrus Designer and boatbuilding instructor Mike Broome, photographed with Cirrus Boat Building Academy principal Yvonne Green has sent us some more photos from the big student launch day at Lyme in December. ‘Bob Hinks and Ray Holmes built Cirrus, a 20ft western red cedar strip planked, epoxy glass sheathed day sailer … Continue reading “Bob Hinks and Ray Holmes build fast, shallow-draft dayboat Cirrus at the Boat Building Academy”

Welcome Two at Conyer: can anyone provide information for a book about her illustrious owner?

East Coast Pilot author Dick Holness has been in touch with a question about these two photos taken at Conyer, just off the Swale off the North Kent coast – and I’m hoping that readers can help. Here’s what he says: Hi Gav: An old contact of mine in the IT industry got in touch … Continue reading “Welcome Two at Conyer: can anyone provide information for a book about her illustrious owner?”