The Watcher’s Cottage at Worbarrow – and is that Witch on the beach?

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Worbarrow, circa 1913-18. Click on the image to see a larger photo The Watcher’s Cottage and Coastguard Station, Worbarrow, photographed by Pat Leach and others Sheila Leach has sent in some photos of the watcher’s cottage at Worbarrow, one of which shows a boat in the background, and I wonder whether it’s the Witch … Continue reading “The Watcher’s Cottage at Worbarrow – and is that Witch on the beach?”

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BBA student to build replica of Dorset crab and lobster fishing boat Witch of Worbarrow

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Witch of Worbarrow A student at the Boat Building Academy is appealing for information and old photos relating to the Witch of Worbarrow, built in Weymouth in around 1902. Student Ian Baird is building a replica of the rare Dorset crab and lobster fishing boat as part of his 38-week boat building training. Now … Continue reading “BBA student to build replica of Dorset crab and lobster fishing boat Witch of Worbarrow”

Jenny Steer photo exhibition features Boat Building Academy launch photos

  An exhibition of Exeter-based photographer Jenny Steer’s work featuring Lyme’s Boat Building Academy and its boats and people is to be held in the town at The Malthouse in Lyme Regis from the 25th to the 30th May, from 10 to 5 o’clock each day. Jenny’s title for the show is ‘Shot Across the … Continue reading “Jenny Steer photo exhibition features Boat Building Academy launch photos”