Has been a while – busy at work, and the weather has been constantly wet.
I have not bee slacking though. I have purchased and had delivered the first lot of timber to construct the temporary boat shed (last week). 96 more words
CLINKER DAY BOAT PROJECT
We do not know the original design & build date for the above 4.2m clinker day-boat style launch but it has had nearly all her timbers replaced during rebuild which included new deck, coaming, transom, keel, oak ribs, stringers, bulkhead, topsides of planking, and beltings. 79 more words
Joy Belle – 16 ft Clinker Open Launch
Joy Belle was built in 1954 by G C Hayter at Picton & was first used in Queen Charlotte Sounds as a commuter vessel, at some point it was sold as a fishing boat out of Akaroa, then returned to Nelson and held in storage until 2014 when the restoration project commenced & completed in 2017. 355 more words