09 May. 1989|
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The Acorn skiff in all its length variants is a true Whitehall type modest load carrying rowing and (careful) a fast sailing skiff, no compromises. Badger's extra length means that she is nearer to the size of the 'Three Men in a Boat' type of camping skiff, made famous by Jerome K Jerome's very amusing book. The design of the St Ayles Skiff was commissioned from Iain Oughtred by the Scottish Fisheries Museum at Anstruther, Fife.
This one is a more recent development on the Flashboat theme using strip planking instead of the compound-bent plywood. This a traditional rowing machine, with the capacity to carry one or at the most, two passengers. There I got to row in one of the original boats two place camping rowing boats,, over a hundred years old.