Traditional boatbuilder Nick Smith’s Lisa project nears launch day

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Latest Lisa photos. Click on the thumbnails for much larger images As promised, Nick Smith has been in touch to report on progress building Lisa, a 17ft traditional West Country motor launch. ‘I should be delivering Lisa in a week or so, and then I will begin the build of another clinker motor … Continue reading “Traditional boatbuilder Nick Smith’s Lisa project nears launch day”

Nick Smith motor launch Lisa gets her name

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Lisa’s name, carved by Norman Gaches.  As usual, click on the thumbnails for a much bigger photograph Lisa’s flawless transom Nick Smith has been in touch to report on progress building Lisa, a 17ft traditional West Country motor launch. ‘Lisa is looking almost complete, however there’s still lots to do. ‘The finishing off … Continue reading “Nick Smith motor launch Lisa gets her name”

Nick Smith’s Lisa gets her sole boards

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Lisa’s sole boards and engine Hampshire boatbuilder Nick Smith has just sent us his latest update on his current project, a 17ft motor launch named Lisa. ‘Hi Gavin ‘Lisa’s sole boards are finished and fitted; the next job is the engine box. ‘The boards have gone in better than I could have hoped. … Continue reading “Nick Smith’s Lisa gets her sole boards”