Recent Posts by Peter Higgs

Lofting to build a Piner Punt

The following is a Lofting journal entry made in relation to building the Clark Punt at Battery Point 2019. The lofting process could be used for the build of any small craft. E&OA. [caption id="attachment_15427" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Adrian Deane's plans for the Clark Punt[/caption]     Lofting of the Clark Punt 2020 by Peter Higgs…
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at last the April Skeg

Due to setting up Microsoft Office Teams, including the trialling and writing of 2 "How To" guides so that the committee could continue to meet during Covid-19 this edition of the Skeg is late, apologies. However, here tis. Peter Higgs : Senior Vice President, Skeg Editor : Tel: 0419803317 Wooden Boat Guild Tasmania Inc. meets…
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Arthur Norman Swinfield (1905-2000), the standardised 25 ft coastal trading and fishing cutter for use in the South Pacific (see April Skeg 2020)

This article relates to the Rudder article in the April Skege by Rob Nolan and Graeme Broxam. Arthur Norman Swinfield who designed the Tug, Booroowang II also designed the standardised 25 ft coastal trading and fishing cutter for use in the South Pacific. See the article by clicking on this link; SPB9_4_Swinfield
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February Skeg News Letter

Hello Apologies for the lateness of the February Skeg I have had both my back up computer and my good computer let me down during the publishing process and have had to replace them with one new computer. There is a new link to the Tasmanian Maritime Trail, courtesy of MHOoT and the maritime Museum…
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