Not all boats are beautiful – some are just useful

Natural England amongst many other jobs, looks after coastal nature reserves so inevitably they need boats. This run-about GRP dory is definitely useful rather than pretty. It seems generally well put together but whilst the bow locker is nicely made out  of iroko,...

It’s not all boats

Boat building involves a lot of transferable skills and from time to time this gets me involved in projects which have nothing to do with boats. Sometimes I do my best to keep out of this sort of thing especially when it starts to involve MDF, chipboard and similar...