A beautiful and touching short video made by friends of Ben Crawshaw

  This is a lovely piece of film, but don’t let that distract you from noticing how Ben Crawshaw has the art of launching down pat – or the way he uses a topping lift to enable him to row efficiently. This fella has something to teach us. And, as usual, he has his boat … Continue reading “A beautiful and touching short video made by friends of Ben Crawshaw”

Ben Crawshaw’s weblogging again at The Invisible Workshop

We’re smiling from ear to ear after learning that Ben Crawshaw’s back to sailing and weblogging after a longish period of silence. His latest post brings the delightful news that his little boat has featured in a children’s book illustrated by artist Elena Val. The book Benedict by author Teresa Duran examines the issue of … Continue reading “Ben Crawshaw’s weblogging again at The Invisible Workshop”

The horizons of Ben Crawshaw

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] It’s been an entertaining and cheering couple of days here at Intheboatshed.net Towers. Following yesterday’s jolly boat-nut’s outing to Turk’s boatyard at Chatham, today brought two nice pieces of news relating to the Light Trow: first that another Light Trow is about to be built in Australia, and, second, that a TV documentary … Continue reading “The horizons of Ben Crawshaw”