We launch our Phil Bolger Auray punt

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Our new Auray punt tender on the lake behind Jim and Eileen’s house We finally launched our new Phil Bolger-designed Auray punt tender with the help of our good friends Jim and Eileen Van Den Bos yesterday. Thanks Jim and Eileen, and many thanks also for the dinner! A collaborative effort between Julie, … Continue reading “We launch our Phil Bolger Auray punt”

Gunning punts in Norfolk and Essex

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Gunning punts at the Museum of the Broads. The smaller boat is styled after a gun punt but is too small for the purpose. Intending to pick up on another recent theme from Chris Partridge’s Rowing for Pleasure weblog, I took some photos of gunning punts at another of my favourite small boating … Continue reading “Gunning punts in Norfolk and Essex”

Harbour stroll: a few days on the East Coast island of Mersea

Those with sharp eyes will notice stained glass windows from the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould’s old church at East Mersea, some famous houseboats and a clutch of Duck Punts in repose…