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Getting ready to fit the ribs in the dinghy next week

The job was to get the last piece of green oak I had around and plane it to thickness ready to cut it up to the correct size. 44 more words

Wooden Boat Building

'Arinda' the 28' Randall design planked in huon pine

She came out of the water looking beautiful, but unfortunately had some movement under the mast step. It was found that some fasteners were severely corroded or non existent. 35 more words

'Larapinta' 38' William Atkins inspired ketch

Built in 1945 ‘Larapinta’ has twice circled the globe. We completed works below the waterline, removing copper tingles for inspection and re-caulking with oakum.

The Center for Wooden Boats Issues Call for Applications for 2014 Ed Monk Scholarship


SEATTLE – The Ed Monk Memorial Award Fund has been established to provide educational opportunities for professionals working in traditional maritime trades. The mission of the award is to further maritime professionals’ knowledge of traditional marine trades in other cultures. 335 more words

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To Carthage then I came...

“If anyone is looking at The Phoenicians or shipbuilding through the ages or just looking for somewhere to visit, I can recommend The Phoenecia which is moored at St Katharine’s Docks next door to… 183 more words

"Vesta" Returns For Interior Upgrades

by David Skelhon

Long-time members of the Maritime Centre may remember “Vesta”, donated to the Centre in 1999 after a long career as a gill netter. 248 more words

Wooden Boats

Lapstrake Dinghy Ready For Paint

The 10 foot dinghy built by students during last August’s Traditonal Boat Building Course with instructor Eric Sandilands is getting its final paint thanks to many careful hours of sanding and priming by Tony Owen. 31 more words