Jeff Cole chips in with another tin boat

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Australian tin boat, probably used by a farmer on or around the Murray River While we’re on the twin subjects of Antipodean boats and tin boats, Jeff C has neatly combined the two with this photo of an extraordinary Australian tin boat. Here’s what Jeff says about it: ‘This pic was taken at … Continue reading “Jeff Cole chips in with another tin boat”

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Fishing boats in a photo from Jeff Cole – but where are they?

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Jeff’s old photo of fishing boats – but where are they? My sympathy goes out to the two guys rowing¬†in that light weather. Just how far did they have to row that day before they found a breeze?¬† Regular readers will remember that Jeff Cole has sent intheboatshed.net some great old photos from … Continue reading “Fishing boats in a photo from Jeff Cole – but where are they?”

Another instalment of Jeff Cole’s collection of hundred-year old yacht racing photos

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Moonbeam as depicted in a supplement to The Yachtsman, No. 658, November, 1903. Photo is by Kirk & Son of Cowes. Jeff points out that the sides of the cockpit are rolled. I’m not quite convinced – I think there may be a tender on the port side, and a rolled-up sail on … Continue reading “Another instalment of Jeff Cole’s collection of hundred-year old yacht racing photos”