25th September 2015

The beginning

Trying to be concise with my wording, I am re-building a significant, little, wooden boat, it is difficult.  I don’t really know what I’m doing, which […]
25th February 2015


‘Orque’ is a 25ft, TopHat Class, sailing yacht. She is traditionally built using mahogany planks on oak frames with copper fasteners. She was corroboratively designed in […]
25th January 2015

Designer: Percy Lipsett

Shipwright, sailing instructor, gentleman. Percy Lipsett was a shipwright who served his apprenticeship in 1953 at Woolverstone Shipyard. His introduction to boat building was building a […]
25th January 2015

Designer: Angus Primrose

Angus Primrose, 1926 – 1980.  Naval Architect and avid offshore racer. Although not much has been written about him I can piece together some information compiled […]