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:

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)


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.

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.

MSSC Race Night001

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 and our Hogs, Keels, Stems, Gunwales & (possibly) Oars etc. Thanks also to


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.