Category Archives: Getting Involved

Chris is visiting us

Chris o’Kanaird, the original skiff from Anstruther, arrived at Ellenabeich yesterday and is here for a week, courtesy of Babs and Michael who kindly brought him here for his Hogmanay. The plan is entirely weather dependent, but with any luck … Continue reading

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The Next Stage

We’ve reached an interesting stage with our new skiff, having completed the kit and got the nasty work of cleaning the inside and filling seams almost done. This Sunday there’s very little to do apart from some finishing off, pending … Continue reading

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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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The next steps

Now that the hull is planked we have to complete the tasks in the last jobs list, which will take some time, so there’s no point in my posting weekly lists of things to be done. The main thing is … Continue reading

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Moving the building sessions to Sunday afternoon

By this time next week we hope that the last planks (6 port and starboard) will have been hung.  At this point we have a boat, but the hard work begins. So far the building team has consited of a  ‘hard … Continue reading

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Naming the boat – getting the community involved

We’ve asked the school if they would be interested in getting the kids to come up with names for the boat. It has also been suggested that they could design a logo or crest to be used for the pennant, … Continue reading

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