Small Clinker Boat Restoration
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Restoration of 25ft Motor Cutter - 2
The Motor Cutter has these identification markings carved into her hull. They appear to be boat number, length, date, and presumably a docky...
Sunday, 3 May 2020
Restoration of 25ft Motor Cutter - 1
An initial assessment of the boat showed that she had fractured timbers (ribs) along both sides roughly at the turn of the bilge where the h...
Monday, 2 December 2019
New Project: 25ft Motor Cutter
After a busy summer of sailing and boating during which I have refurbished a plywood Miracle sailing dinghy for my grandsons to sail, I have...
Thursday, 18 April 2019
Redwing refit continued
Work continues on 'Pintail'... After a lot of rubbing down and a good clean out her interior was given two coats of varnish. Sh...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
'Pintail' our National Redwing dinghy is thirty years old this year and in preparation to celebrate her birthday she's getting a...
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Making a mast and painting
I had a small but heavy spruce mast and spars from an old balance-lug from which the sail had long rotted-away. However, she needed a mizzen...
Friday, 10 November 2017
Fitting lodging knees
The small rig that is planned for Nanw uses an 11ft long unstayed mast and as mentioned below it seemed a good idea to put some more strengt...
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