Monthly Archives: November 2012

Names suggested by the pupils of Easdale School

A great selection. Should we organise a vote? Flying Seil The Skimming Seil Celtic Voyager SS Island Monstrous Mobile Seil Seagull Row for Seil Easdale Warrior Skiff The Rocky Roller Sea  Stroller Skipping Seil Captain Seil Soul of Seil Some Gaelic … Continue reading

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Things to do while it’s raining (apart from sanding the hull)

I’ve pinched this image from a great new blog started by the well-known archivist and historian Iain MacAllister, which you can access here:- http://www.peggybawn.wordpress.com It’s got me thinking that in addition to selecting a colour scheme we need to consider … Continue reading

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Turnover!

About 20 people turned up today to help turn the boat over and enjoy a modest celebration of this milestone with mulled wine and mince pies. She looks wonderful – straight and true and such a pretty shape. Next task … Continue reading

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Sunday 11 November

Some fairies came in and cleaned up the stems and keel, so we’re ready to turn the hull on Sunday. This is a nice opportunity for those who haven’t been to see progress yet to come along and we’re also … Continue reading

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Possible colour schemes for our skiff

    Please vote for the colour scheme you prefer, and /or leave a comment below with other suggestions for colour schemes and your preference for contrasting stems/keel or contrasting colour  below the waterline.

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Sunday 4 November

Today we should get the external stems and the first section of our two part keel on and finish the filleting and rounding of the plank edges without too much trouble. Putting on the second part of the keel can … Continue reading

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