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The News Archive

Old news items of on going relevance are archived here
Note that appropriate items have been moved to Resources

10 Oct 2017 I Name This Ship...
10 Oct 2017 Fun blog on ship names from Wooden Ships
04 Sep 2017 Movie Star Hillyard
04 Sep 2017 Image of Cassandra taken from the recent movie of the same name

From the film Cassandra

30 Aug 2017 Piecing Together the Z4, Garleffan's, History
30 Aug 2017 Jerry Cartwright's father, Harry, is a past custodian

Sir Bernard Fergusson
Bernard Fergusson's account of his time as an officer in Burma.
Later Knighted, he was one of Garleffan's first owners.

20 Aug 2017 Frank Mulville and Schooner Integrity
20 Aug 2017 An informative article on crossing the Atlantic in Iskra
20 Aug 2017 A classic of sailing literature; Schooner Integrity on Amazon from £0.89
02 Aug 2017 Terrific Historic Photograph...
02 Aug 2017 ...of Lindy II being raced in Falmouth Classics 2014
20 Jul 2017 Waterbug Memories
20 Jul 2017 James Bearblock with some history of Friar Tuck
24 Jun 2017 Imke Relaunched
24 Jun 2017 HB classic built in 1928 is looking immaculate 

Imke Relaunched 

23 Jun 2017 Little Kingfisher at the OGA
23 Jun 2017 Lovely summary of her history to date
12 Jun 2017 Five Page Article on a Harrison Butler Designed Boat....
12 Jun 2017 ... in the December 2016 issue of Boating New Zealand
05 Jun 2017 Home Ports Chart
05 Jun 2017 Here is the latest version (Uses JavaScript)
05 Jun 2017 Additions, subtractions and amendments to the webmaster, please

Home Ports Chart

21 Mar 2017 Hannah Cunliffe Is The New Director of National Historic Ships
21 Mar 2017 Well known HBA member secures key role at NHS
16 Mar 2017 Forty Year Old Engine Scrapped
16 Mar 2017 YouTube of Tramontana's old BMC being hoisted out
21 Feb 2017 Askadil's Transatlantic Crossing of 1966
21 Feb 2017 Feature with photographs : Motor Boating March 1967
11 Feb 2017 Did Charles Devereux Marshall sail with THB ?
11 Feb 2017 We suspect a the two sailed together aboard Maud
11 Feb 2017 If you have evidence they did, please let us know...
11 Feb 2017 'Lives of Fellows' : Marshall, Charles Devereux
04 Feb 2017 Previously Unseen Photographs of Jaslia
04 Feb 2017 Omega design, about to launch in Cornwall, 1939

Jaslia
Photograph courtesy of Gary Mitchell,
son of Percy Mitchell who built Jaslia in 1939 

26 Jan 2017 Archived Film (15 minutes) from 1963
26 Jan 2017 ...on building a wooden fishing boat
18 Jan 2017 2017 Year Book Out Now
18 Jan 2017 You can only get a copy by becoming a member 

Year Book 2017 

21 Dec 2016 Seasalter at Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017
21 Dec 2016 Great write-up: Vintage Seasalter Sees South Seas

Australian Wooden Boat Festival

20 Dec 2016 Nick Gates & Co's Restoration of Mary Gray
20 Dec 2016 Lovely work beautifully photographed
20 Dec 2016 (Incidentally, Mary Gray's currently for sale for £7,500)
14 Dec 2016 Vindilis Restoration Photographs From 2002
14 Dec 2016 A and R Way's revamped website features the work done 
13 Dec 2016 On The Verge Of Being Broken Up...
13 Dec 2016...Ardglass, the first Cyclone II, has been saved 
10 Dec 2016 HBA Chairman's Letter in Classic Boat
10 Dec 2016 Fund for wooden boat building and maintaining 
09 Dec 2016 Obituary
09 Dec 2016 Theo Rye's life is celebrated 
09 Dec 2016 (The May 2016 Classic Boat featured Theo's article on HB's Z4 design)
23 Nov 2016 Seamanship And The Small Craft Sailor
23 Nov 2016 An interesting essay on boat size
23 Nov 2016 ... and the resulting discussion
03 Nov 2016 Zingara features in Wooden Boat Magazine
03 Nov 2016 'Lost' boat still exists and is For Sale (PDF)
20 Sep 2016 A FaceBook Post From America
20 Sep 2016 Brad Tineus with photos and news of Chencharu
18 Sep 2016 A Watercolour of the Englyn Design, Cora
18 Sep 2016 By Canadian artist Betty Ann Anderson
28 Jul 2016 The Canoe Yawl by Richard Powell
28 Jul 2016 Historically important, published on 5th August 2016

Canoe Yawl from Lodestar Books

03 Apr 2016 Peter Ward Half Model Sold At Auction
03 Apr 2016 Englyn design, Almonde, bought for £371
13 Mar 2016 The Table In The Floor
13 Mar 2016 Design genius realised aboard Lindy II (Plans & Photos)
04 Mar 2016 Working With The Grain Of The Wood
04 Mar 2016 There is a right way and a wrong way (YouTube)
04 Mar 2016 (With thanks to Robert Griffiths for the link)
24 Feb 2016 Puzzled By The Word "Corinthian" ?
24 Feb 2016 The evolution in meaning and use of the word
24 Feb 2016 (Thanks to Michiel Scholtes for the link)
22 Feb 2016 The Early Adventures of Peter-Tangvald
22 Feb 2016 Lots of pictures of Dorothea, his HB designed boat
27 Dec 2015 In The January 2016 Edition of Classic Sailor Magazine
27 Dec 2015 Five pages on Sabrina & Destina 'Sailing to Bembridge'
06 Dec 2015 A New Zealand Ghost Boat
06 Dec 2015 Vesper built in 1950 may be to a HB design
06 Dec 2015 Info inc drawings are in Sea Spay magazine Dec 1950 & Apr 1951
20 Nov 2015 "A Sickening Crunch of Glassfibre and Timber"
20 Nov 2015 December's Yachting Monthly 'The Confessional' (on page 104)
20 Nov 2015 describes, with an illustration, a collision with Firefly
03 Nov 2015 Issue 2 of Classic Sailor Magazine...
03 Nov 2015 Features Albert Strange in a six page article

Albert Strange on Cherub II
Abert Strange on Cherub II, 1896

26 Aug 2015 Collingwood's Letter of 1939...
26 Aug 2015 ... in which he describes being on Zenocrate in a storm
21 Aug 2015 Sister Ships : Selamat and Chencharu
21 Aug 2015 Val Lindquist, 9 at the time, writes about their launch in 1948
10 Aug 2015 Boats And Their Stories
10 Aug 2015 Andrew Cocks pens a few words on Rose of Arden
09 Jun 2015 Winner of The Bewick Prize 2014
09 Jun 2015 The Boatyard, by Shirley Smith Larger Image
09 Jun 2015 Available to purchase for £80 (Is it HB ?)

The Boatyard

08 Jun 2015 Rose Of Arden features...
08 Jun 2015 ...on the cover of the book 'The Eliminator' (Blog)
08 Jun 2015 Thanks to Richard Farmer for the link
04 Jun 2015 Jubilee Barge Designer Ed Burnett, 43, Found Dead
04 Jun 2015 "No suspicious circumstances" say Police (BBC News)
04 Jun 2015 Ed once owned the Harrison Butler designed Ibis
04 Jun 2015 Destina Attracts The Admiring Eyes...
04 Jun 2015 ...of the Bursledon Blogger
31 Mar 2015 WM Nixon's Blog on Wooden Boats
31 Mar 2015 ...concludes with a plee to save Englyn I
12 Mar 2015 Eventide Owners' Group
12 Mar 2015 Have been helping us clarify HB design information
12 Mar 2015 They're currently also featuring a lovely photo of Lindy II
09 Mar 2015 Building a Model of Eenhoorn
09 Mar 2015 Construction detail with many photos in English.
09 Mar 2015 Original in Dutch
20 Feb 2015 Collection of 260 Half Models
20 Feb 2015 PDF Catalogue confirms The Royal Thames Yacht Club own;
20 Feb 2015 By Harrison Butler: Vindilis, Zenocrate & Erla*
20 Feb 2015 By Albert Strange: Innisfallen,Tally Ho, Redwing, & Sea Harmony
11 Jan 2015 Mark Miller : Sad News
11 Jan 2015 Mark died on 4th January, after a short illness.
11 Jan 2015 Funeral Service: St. Feock Methodist Church (Cornwall) at 2pm 20th January
09 Jan 2015 Review of 2014 from Wooden Ships
09 Jan 2015 A broker shares his thought on the year now gone
03 Jan 2015 One Minute Video
03 Jan 2015 Tramontana sailing the English Channel, Summer 2012
03 Jan 2015 (Extracted from an iPhone, converted to MPEG)

Tramontana Video 

25 Nov 2014 Jude Law, Captain of a Nuclear Sub
25 Nov 2014 New film out soon: Black Sea

 BlackSea

21 Nov 2014 * for George Böekling
*** Nov 2014 Ace detective work results in an exciting find 

 Imke
Imke: George Böekling's West Wind design HB

09 Nov 2014 Anderson, Rigden and Perkins Register
09 Nov 2014 Simon Papendick tracking down boats built by Whitstable boatbuilder
04 Nov 2014 Former President of HBA
04 Nov 2014 With regret, I pass on the news that Patrick Gibson has died
07 Oct 2014 HB Boat on YouTube
07 Oct 2014 Video of Thuella motor sailing with her new owners
26 Sep 2014 Australian News
26 Sep 2014 With sadness, the Association has received news of John Taylor's death
26 Sep 2014 His boat, Quest of Sydney, is being looked after well
17 Sep 2014 Pink Star Boat "Rama II" Tracked Down
17 Sep 2014 Ursula Armstrong found this old eBay listing from 2011 of Rama II
17 Sep 2014 She also sent a link this 2008 photo of Keepsake in the Woodbridge mud
12 Sep 2014 The New Red Ensign


For the reduced UK...
Saint Andrew OUT, Saint David IN

11 Sep 2014 In Full View Of All Tobermory
11 Sep 2014 Cruising Log featuring a spectacular picture of Diana aground
05 Jun 2014 ArtWork Inspired by Harrison Butler Boats
05 Jun 2014 Digital artist Erkki Mikkola's stunning drawing of Askadil
07 May 2014 Blog Chronicles Epic Harrison Butler Restoration
07 May 2014 Marc's Z 4-Tonner Zephon is relaunched

  
  

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