In Nick Smith’s workshop

Salcombe trained traditional boat builder Nick Smith has been working on this nearly finished motor launch, his first major project since moving back to Devon some months ago. The boat needs some more varnish work and some hardware odds and ends, but it’s looking fabulous already. Contact Nick via his website http://www.nicksmithboatbuilder.co.uk/ Advertisements

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Nick Smith 17ft carvel 7/8th inch Douglas fir on oak fishing and pleasure boat

You don’t see too many of these. West Country traditional boat builder Nick Smith is selling a new built 17ft carvel built launch fitted with a fully restored 10hp Bukh inboard – what he calls ‘a proper old thumper’. He started building it from a 24ft, 36in logĀ four years ago, but only completed a year … Continue reading “Nick Smith 17ft carvel 7/8th inch Douglas fir on oak fishing and pleasure boat”

Refurbished 12ft clinker Nick Smith-built launch for sale

This 12ft clinker-built motor launch is for sale by Salcombe trained traditional boatbuilder Nick Smith following a 183-hour refurb. Nick was an apprentice with Edgar Cove starting in 1976, so he’s part of of a long heritage and so is the boat… The final picture above shows her on her launch at Cowes in February … Continue reading “Refurbished 12ft clinker Nick Smith-built launch for sale”