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Bumtickle

Type: Dinghy Dimensions: 10’ x 4’10” Construction: Clinker Huon pine Built: 1930s ?Percy Coverdale Owner(s): R. Barnett
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Bramble

Type: Piner’s Punt Dimensions: 12 ft. Construction: Clinker King Billy Built: Strahan c1920s? Owner(s): R. Barnett [caption id="attachment_2467" align="alignnone" width="300"] Bramble's bow[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2466" align="alignnone" width="300"] Bramble stern-on[/caption]
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President’s report February 2017

Australian Wooden Boat Festival When does the Australian Wooden Boat Festival start and finish for Guild members, and perhaps for some it is one continuum? First there is a long lead up to the Festival, with applications to the Festival office for boats to be presented on the water and the hard, and then application…
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Cat’s Cradle

Type: Canadian canoe Dimensions: 16’ x 2’11” x 4” draught Construction: Strip-plank cedar/epoxy Built: Fern Tree, Hobart 2000, Brian Marriott Owner(s): Brian Marriott   Cat's Cradle is a strip-planked Canadian Canoe, built to the Chestnut Prospector design from Bear Mountain Boats in Canada. The kit of western red cedar strips, moulds glass cloth, and epoxy…
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