Scoter is being restored – does anyone have information or photos that might help?

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Scoter in early 2010 Jan Carpenter has written in to report that he has acquired Scoter – the boat from which Maurice Griffiths took much of his inspiration for the design for Idle Duck. Idle Duck belongs to a friend, and I have posted photos of her once or twice, while¬† Scoter has … Continue reading “Scoter is being restored – does anyone have information or photos that might help?”

Schnellboot S130 in restoration at Roving Commissions

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] The last remaining viable example of the feared German Schnellboots, S130 has been in restoration at the Roving Commissions yard at Southdown in Cornwall for some time. Roving Commissions is run by John Owles, the man who identified the wreck of the historic yacht Scoter as a bawley type. Read more about Scoter. … Continue reading “Schnellboot S130 in restoration at Roving Commissions”

Idle Duck is back on the water

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Idle Duck is back on the water and looking good, as these photos from a week and a half ago show. The bawley-derived Maurice Griffiths-designed boat (use the search to find posts about both Idle Duck and Scoter) has been now in the hands of my friend Bob Telford for a couple of … Continue reading “Idle Duck is back on the water”