Vendia 9mm planking from Finland and Collano Semparoc glue from Switzerland, plus a few coats of International Clear Primer, white paint, what a brilliant combination to build a boat. Here's the latest Viking Boats of Ullapool creation, an Iain Oughtred-designed Arctic Tern, the 17ft version, after being turned. and at the long process of fitting out begins.

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Save Standard Quay

Gavin who lives in a boat shed lucky man, or so his blog suggests, has reminded us that time is running out to save Faversham's wonderful Standard Quay from the usual suspects: developers. He urges all to sign the petition to save the quay, by going to

I am cynical enough to suggest that it will make make not the blindest bit of difference, but you've got to try. Traditional craftsmen will be turfed out in favour of a bijou waterside experience, with a Thames-style barge to provide atmosphere...

1 comment:

  1. that'll make you signee 54 then (see my comment on Gav;s blog!)