The story of how White Moth got her new steel keel – in pictures

White Moth gets a steel keel

Norfolk film maker Jonno of Big Sky Productions has written up the process of installing on new keel to the underside of the magnificent White Moth, a Norfolk wherry built for pleasure purposes in 1915. It all started with propping the boat up and sawing off most of the old keel Рread all about it here!

The astonishing details of ‘Egyptian’-style Broads wherry yacht Hathor

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Wherry yacht Hathor (pronounced Har-Tor) is an astonishing craft. Built by Daniel Hall of Reedham in Norfolk for members of the local Colman family famous for manufacturing dried mustard in 1905, she’s highly decorated in the then-fashionable Egyptian style – and might just give modern-day boatbuilders a few ideas about decorations for their own projects.

She’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area, but check with the Wherry Yacht Charitable Trust, as I understand she’s currently in for a refit.

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