In the latest Lake Rotoiti Wooden Boat Association newsletter, one of the members, Andy Hammond, was looking for help to ID the engine in his 14’ clinker run-about. 58 more words
Clinker – the stony residue from burnt coal or from a furnace; a brick with a vitrified surface; a mass of incombustible matter fused together; the scale of oxide formed on iron during forging; a mass of vitrified material ejected from a volcano; a wrong note in a musical performance; a conspicuous failure; a product of inferior quality; someone or something wonderful or exceedingly well-liked; something admirable or first-rate.
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