No Southampton Boat Show this September;
we tried to make up for it just a little
in our September/October issue
– mailed to subscribers on 20 August.



• ISLAND BOATBUILDING – How Alasdair Grant returned home to build and repair wooden boats on the Isle of Ewe: click to see

BALLENTINE’S BOAT SHOP – How Kathy Mansfield returned to Cape Cod to find a traditional American boatyard: click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN 17’6’  (5.3m) GARVEY– You might call it a scow or a versatile fishing launch;  Paul Gartside sends full plans: click to see

LUGGER OR GAFFER? Which is better, we asked Cat and Si Holman who own and sail both: click to see

SAILING THE OGA DINGHY Marc Fovargue-Davies and the new Old Gaffers dinghy get afloat after the long lockdown: click to see

THE SHOCK OF THE OLD – Moray MacPhail’s new series on refining traditional craft re-considers the materials: click to see

• BEAUTIFUL LOCKDOWN BOATS – What the professional wooden boat builders would have exhibited at the Southampton Show: click to see

• PLUS… Jerry Eardley fits out the cockpit and cabin of his modern gaffer • Colin Henwood on inventive boatbuilding in times past • Philip Bray reviews the Torqeedo electric pod motor • Grand Designs: Nick Schade updates the Adirondack Guide Boat for today’s home builders.