Planked !

Last plank fitted; well done the team. About half way through. The next steps can be seen courtesy of St Ayles Rowing Club, Anstruther  here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykuy3XXBpdw

We intend to Launch her next Spring and now need to start thinking about a trailer and permanent home (for this one and her sister; to be built later)

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From the left; Scotty, Tom, Jon, Bob & Ben
From the left; Scotty, Tom, Jon, Bob & Ben

Plank 5 and Race Night

Here’s the second number 5, we are planning to fit both plank 6s (final plank) this Thursday.
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The Sea Cadets are also holding another ‘Race Night’, contact us if you want come or become an ‘owner’ or ‘jockey in absentia (£4 to be an owner, £16 back if you win, £2 to a jockey, £8 back if you win). The bar will also be open on the night. The last one was good fun.

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Stems, Hogs Keels etc…

Thanks to a couple of generous donations, several of our members were in the woods last week, cutting and planking Larch, sufficient to meet the needs of both the Baden Powell planking http://www.floatourboat.co.uk/Home.html and our Hogs, Keels, Stems, Gunwales & (possibly) Oars etc. Thanks also to http://norfolkmillsonwheels.co.uk

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Kings Lynn Boat Building History

Flyer for talk If you would like to know more about boat building in Kings Lynn 100 years ago. On Saturday, April 20th, at 7:30pm, the Baden Powell restoration team are having the first of 2 evenings featuring music by ‘Marshlander’, with a bar and food and extracts from a 1975 BBC recording with Bill Worfolk at the Sea Cadet building on South Quay. More about the Worfolks here Contact Tim Clayton on 01553 772329 or use our contact form.