Slipway Collective plans rowing gig Young Bristol return to Beale – by water!

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Win Cnoops has been in touch to say that he and his Slipway Collective colleagues hope to bring the completed and now well used Young Bristol back to the Beale Park Thames Boat Show. They are looking forward to showing the Cornish rowing gig to visitors who saw the boat last year, when … Continue reading “Slipway Collective plans rowing gig Young Bristol return to Beale – by water!”

Ant Mace skin on frame boat building courses at the historic Underfall Yard, Bristol

Ant Mace has been in touch to talk about some skin-on-frame boatbuilding classes that he’s running this summer. Here’s what he has to say: I started building skin-on-frame boats out of personal interest alongside my other restoration work. It’s now the majority of my work.¬†Mainly¬†sea kayaks, but also some canoes and a skin-on-frame version of … Continue reading “Ant Mace skin on frame boat building courses at the historic Underfall Yard, Bristol”

Medway and Swale boating conference 9th March 2019

The Medway and Swale Boating Conference on Saturday 9th March will be looking at a range of topics including the very future of sailing and sailing clubs. Sailing and clubs in particular are facing a decline in participation brought about by social and economic changes. The conference’s first key speaker will be Liz Rushall, a … Continue reading “Medway and Swale boating conference 9th March 2019”