Three-dimensional models of Irish traditional boats now online at Traditional Boats of Ireland

Scattery Island currach model The Traditional Boats of Ireland website launched a few days ago has begun a programme of laser scanning traditional boats, and posting lines plans and rotatable 3D models. Ballydehob, Ireland, boatbuilder Tiernan Roe was at the launch, which took place during the Glandore Classic Boat summer school. He reports that the material is … Continue reading “Three-dimensional models of Irish traditional boats now online at Traditional Boats of Ireland”

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Baltimore Woodenboat Festival – don’t you just wish you could go?

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Boatbuilder Tiernan Roe writes to remind me that the Baltimore Woodenboat Festival takes place in a few days, and kindly sent me some shots of local boats to grab readers’ interest. His photographs are beautiful so I hope we do manage to persuade at least a few readers to make the journey to … Continue reading “Baltimore Woodenboat Festival – don’t you just wish you could go?”

Photos from the Inishkea Islands

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Deserted village on the Inishkea south island. As usual, click on the thumbnails for much larger images Barnacle geese in flight A couple of days ago, I found this very welcome message from intheboatshed.net reader Duncan Sclare in my inbox. It has got me thinking that it’s more than high time I made … Continue reading “Photos from the Inishkea Islands”