The Beale Park Thames Boat Show is this weekend – so try not to miss it!

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Photo courtesy of the Beale Park Thames Boat Show organisers Contrasting boats on the water at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show – an elderly motor cruiser and a Wharram catamaran. Thanks to boatbuilder Fabian Bush for the photo A newly discovered Percy Dalton drawing of a Falmouth quay punt found by the … Continue reading “The Beale Park Thames Boat Show is this weekend – so try not to miss it!”

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The launch of the John Nash skiff

The John Nash It’s a small world, they say, and I constantly find that the people in it are connected in unexpected ways. So I really shouldn’t have been surprised when my not-especially-boaty musician buddy Richard Goodwin reported that his jazz-tinged Welsh country dance music Twm Twp had just played a gig to celebrate the … Continue reading “The launch of the John Nash skiff”

A new canoe yawl designed by Albert Strange

I was very pleased to receive this email from Dick Wynne today: “I just came across your excellent blog while winding down in the office for Christmas. You might be interested in my boat Constance, launched this July. “She’s to the Albert Strange design Wenda of 1899, and was built by Fabian Bush at Rowhedge, … Continue reading “A new canoe yawl designed by Albert Strange”