WATER CRAFT No 79: January/February 2010 c o n t e n t s
Suddenly last summer, François
, the French designer of
‘modern traditional’ boats, invited
Kathy Mansfield to go sailing in
Méaban, his practical little gaffer.
Photograph: Charlie Hussey
The Gribble Point and shoot
The Op-Ed Page
Where should wooden boats go?
Sailing a cat-ketch; driving a motor boat
Tricks with Light
New pocket cruiser, new reviewer.
An envious Tony Langmead sails the new BayCruiser from Swallow Boats.
Boats You Can Build
Designer Paul Gartside continues his series with complete plans for a traditional round-stern workboat.
Above: Iain Oughtred with his St Ayles Skiff for Scottish Coastal Rowing – p22. Left: François Vivier's capable pocket cruiser for kit construction– p43.
How To Revive An
Old Sport In Several
Joint enterprise: Alec Jordan and the
Scottish Fisheries Museum are set to revive Scottish Coastal Rowing in...
The St Ayles Skiff Iain Oughtred’s simple but sexy double-ender for kit construction and in...
Just How Did I End Up
Chris Perkins explains how his enthusiasm for the Scottish Coastal
Rowing Project resulted in 5 weeks building the prototype and a craving for sponge puddings
The Workshop Nick Coppin makes adjustable footrests for his sail and oar dinghy and Adrian Noyes assembles a professional’s steambox.
The Water Craft Guide to the WBTA
First find your boatbuilder with our complete listing of the members of the Wooden Boatbuilders Trade
Association and their specialisms.
Using International’s Schooner Gold
Varnish at Peter Freebody & Co.,
the Metabo drill/driver in Adrian
Noyes’ workshop and an exquisite
Lie Nielsen rabbet plane in the editor’s backyard. Not to mention a new book on the Lancashire nobbies.
... the quiet craftsman who built
29 gigs to revitalise West Country
Pilot Gig rowing.
The Clovelly Scull
Chris Partidge tries out the innovative rowing boat for open water which gives you time to stop and stare.
New Zealand designer John Welsford takes inspiration for his capable ocean-going dayboat from a west country working boat.
Design Your Own
Naval architect Ian Nicolson has clever ways with the mid-section which enhance stability.
Join The Club
Get more from your boating with one of these active associations.
Set fair for Seafair
Kathy Mansfield looks forward to the small boat gathering which brings
Morbihan to Milford.
Looking forward to a whole new boating season.
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