Stirling & Son repair and restoration of 72ft motor yacht Aquatic Life

Here’s a galllery (in no particular order) of an amazing large and thorough repair and restoration job by Stirling & Son. It’s one of those ‘how the other half boats’ moments, but impressive with it, and looking at the photos you can just smell the wood and other materials… Will Stirling writes: ‘In May this year … Continue reading “Stirling & Son repair and restoration of 72ft motor yacht Aquatic Life”

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National Historic Ships annual photographic competition 2014

Once again, National Historic Ships UK is running its annual photography competition for this year, and offering a range of equipment and cash prizes to be won. There are categories for all ages, including one for young photographers under 18. Entries must be in by the 31 August – the collection above represent some of the judges’ … Continue reading “National Historic Ships annual photographic competition 2014”

BBA student constructs clinker-built Lawton tender

Boat Building Academy long course student George McKimm built a 10ft clinker rowing boat using the plans for the Lawton tender in John Gardner’s book Building Small Classic Craft: Complete Plans and Instructions for 47 Boats, and launched her at the BBA’s December student launch. The trip from the shed to the water was not … Continue reading “BBA student constructs clinker-built Lawton tender”