Eight o'clock had struck before I got into the air that was scented, not disagreeably, by the chips and shavings of the long-shore boatbuilders
, and mast oar and block makers.
Just ask Nile Woods, an 11-year-old Glen Ellyn boatbuilder
who plans to take his newest watercraft for its maiden voyage Saturday, June 29, in the 26th annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta.
The New Orleans boatbuilder
was the inventor of the wooden LCVP landing craft, the cigar-box boats with front ramps that enabled soldiers to disembark from ships and land on shallow beaches.
Mr Jones himself had worked as a shipwright, boatbuilder
and boatmaster on a pleasure boat Star Queen on the Menai Strait and Seren yr Wyddfa on Llyn Padarn, Llanberis; working the boats during the summer and building them in the winter.
The projects will be supervised by a local shipwright and boatbuilder
, who'll be assisted by volunteers.
"Having just opened a new branch in the City of Sunderland we see this as an opportunity for James Burrell to show their commitment to the community and economy of Sunderland." The Senora Trust will employ a master boatbuilder
and project manager to run the training programme.
The bridge incorporates two huge, horn-shaped counterweights on the central lifting span, fabricated by local boatbuilder
MANUFACTURING is returning to the former home of Sealine International after the luxury boatbuilder
's collapse hit the region hard last year.
Specializing in the amateur boatbuilder
, CLC offers kits and plans for a huge variety of smallcraft that are easy-to-build, plus all of the lumber, hardware and supplies unique to boatbuilders
"We were able to find a master boatbuilder
in Basra to build us a 10-metre-long tarada.
An MBE is given to master boatbuilder
Mark Edwards, who led the team that built the million-pound royal rowbarge Gloriana, one of the star attractions in last summer's Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
He and Cam and his cat Puss head off from Gibsons to Steveston to see Minoru, the best boatbuilder