June 11, 2018
On the latest survey Adrian also did a sea trial. Watch some of the footage here.
March 22, 2018
Its been a busy couple of weeks here surveying boats ready for the Easter Break.
January 24, 2018
Martin Woodward and Mark McNeill with the RNLB Jesse Lumb at the Classic Boat Museum.
THE Isle of Wight's Classic Boat Museum in Cowes has won a £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant.
The cash will help the museum explore the key role of th...
January 22, 2018
Adrian is delighted to be the new custodian of such an original vessel which is a responsibility he will cherish.
Laura was built in 1900 for Joseph Henry Atkey. She was built open and decked over in 1910.
She is totally original and is currently undergoing a full conse...
January 17, 2018
S.L Helen is a beautiful little steam launch recently surveyed and now under going a refit including engine & boiler at Simpson Boatbuilding & Engineering.
Driac II was built in 1932 and sailed around the world by the owner A.G.H.Macpherson.
The vessel has been surveyed and is now under going an extensive refit at Simpson Boat building & Engineering in Cumbria.
January 10, 2018
Preparing for the launch for the survey on Shamrock in one of the most beautiful boat houses in England.
December 19, 2017
Acadia is a Replica Friendship Sloop (all wood).
On her way from Windermere to Lymington.
Launched at Lymington in preparation for towing to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.
New laminated mast with mast clamps being removed.
On the pontoon at Yarmouth awaiting lift out with new...
December 11, 2017
Shamrock successfully launched on Windermere on her way to have the boiler and funnel fitted...ready for Christmas steam up
November 21, 2017
On Friday the 17th November Adrian was delighted to give a talk at the Cowes Classic Boat Museum about the conservation for all the vessels in the museum.
The Classic Boat Museum has been telling visitors and Islanders its wonderful maritime story since 1996. Today the...
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