A Spartina on the English East coast

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Watch this beautiful Phil Bolger-designed Spartina with its convenient balanced boomed foresail sailing on an East coast river, captured here by the excellent Dylan Winter. His collection of YouTube videos as he sails anti-clockwise around the UK is well worth watching for the boats, for the sailing and for his entertaining and trenchant … Continue reading “A Spartina on the English East coast”

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Sailing fun on the East Coast

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Sue and Mike Feather took a series of photos of a race between a collection of gaffers from Harwich to the River Deben – and it looks like splendid fun to me. Follow the link to see some photos. Mike also tells me that Sue and he were in the Old Gaffers race … Continue reading “Sailing fun on the East Coast”

Some odd bits of news in my in-box

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Dylan Winter’s engaging vlog Keep Turning Left – A grand naming ceremony for two new Shetland sixareens •Flyer’s Boat Yard restores the Old Pro •Three Buzzards Bay 30s restored in Maine •Ian Best traditional Shetland boatbuilder •Catalogue for the 2008 Woodenboat show at the Mystic Seaport Museum, Connecticut •Dylan Winter’s engaging video log … Continue reading “Some odd bits of news in my in-box”