In W121, our January/February 2017 issue - in UK newsagents from 15 December - you will find….

 

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• LIBERTY BELLE – Ellen Massey-Leonard hitches a ride on Switzerland’s smallest paddle steamer.  click to see

FRANKLIN WOODEN BOAT CENTRE – Learning boatbuilding in Tasmania with the finest marine timbers. Kathy Mansfield reports.   click to see

• FALMOUTH MARINE SCHOOL – Dick Phillips returns to the college where he first taught boatbuilding… to the editor. click to see

• POSTCARD FROM SASKATCHEWAN – Designer Paul Gartside has a salutary tale for home boatbuilders from the Canadian prairie. click to see

• BUILDING A S’CIOPON – Amateur Richard Nissen builds a Ventian skiff for stand-up rowing - on the Thames. click to see

• BUILDING THE LILI - 6: Jean-Yves Poirier continues his series, fitting out the hard way – from a catwalk.
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BUILDING MY FIRST PROPER BOAT – Julian Swindell thought his Iain Oughtred Guillemot dinghy would take a year. It didn’t. click to see

AND… Andrew Wolstenholme designs a new Cornish Crabber; Marc Fovargue-Davies joins the first Deben Lugger Rally; Cat & Si Holman save money with old rope; ABBA 2017: our competition for backyard boatbuilders; and the editor doesn’t even know a Skerry when he sees one.

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