Norfolk’s Rescue Wooden Boats builds the first crab boat for 25 years

This is a splendid piece of news – Rescue Wooden Boats trustee David Hewitt has built and now launched the Norfolk Coast’s first new traditionally built crab boat for 25 years, the 17ft oak-built Auk. Read about it on the Anglia Afloat website, or click on the image above to go to the newspaper’s nice photogallery. Anglia … Continue reading “Norfolk’s Rescue Wooden Boats builds the first crab boat for 25 years”


Creeksailor films The Norfolk Broads

Dawn on the River Ant The Dilham Canal – see Creeksailor Tony Smith’s weblog I remember going up the Dilham canal in my kids’ little Mouseboat years ago – it’s well worth the trip to find a lost part of The Norfolk Broads. And while I’m at it… photographer Lord Paul is the man who … Continue reading “Creeksailor films The Norfolk Broads”

Widely admired Norfolk wherry yacht Hathor relaunched

Norfolk wherry yacht Hathor was relaunched this week following her hull restoration and is now to undergo work on her interior and everything outside from her sheeline upwards, including her stunning Egyptian-themed inlaid woodwork. These photos are by John Parker (see the news and photogallery here) and appear here with Wherry Yacht Charter’s permission. For … Continue reading “Widely admired Norfolk wherry yacht Hathor relaunched”