Launch day!

After almost half a year of cleaving , chopping, shaping, drilling and carving, the Gislinge Boat was launched.

Best laid plans...

Things haven’t gone quite as planned with the Gislinge Boat’s sail – but not all is lost!

Let the countdown begin...

Three days to go to the launch on Saturday. See how the work is progressing...

The Gislinge Boat's sail: processing and production of flax fibres

Transforming raw flax into workable fibres is a long and time-consuming process

Finishing the forestay

The eye splice is finished and it's time to lay the final cord of the rope

Gone fishin' - after oak...

It's been a while since you got an update on life at the boatyard, so here's today's status

Production of the forestay continues...

Now it's time to make the eye splice

Making lime bast rope for the Gislinge Boat

Last week, you got a quick look at the first of the lime bast ropes Carsten had made for the shrouds on the…


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