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(last up dated 16/02/22)


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Boating Magazines, Books etc Watercraft Magazine - UK Classic Boat Magazine - UK Wooden Boat Magazine - US Mainly US Magazine with some good articles. An on-line sea kayaking handbook full of resources
Boat Builders & Suppliers Jordan Boats offering plank kits for SFDesigns including the Northumbrian Cobles. Overwater Boats offer boat repair, storage and boatbuilding courses in Cumbria UK - they have run courses using the Selway Fisher Prospector canoe but will do the same with other designs. Specialize in building small wood boats plus restorations, spars and boat fittings - they will quote to whatever stage of construction you wish. Burnett Boats make a nice version of the Hazelnut open canoe which they call the Coniston 15.
Materials & Suppliers Robbins Timber - UK supply marine ply, epoxies and marine fastenings WEST epoxies Classic Marine - UK Classic bronze/brass boat fittings RWO - UK largely low cost fittings One of many sailmakers who have made sails for SFDesigns. An excellent canoeing resource - a museum and store in Stuttgart, Germ Suppliers of Cedar strip and WEST System products.
Training Courses The Boat Building Academy - UK. Classic boat Building School in Holland Canoe building courses based on the Fisher Prospector and other courses including Coracle building, paddle making and sea kayak building. Other services include canoe, kayak and small boat building, repair and refurbishment.
Steam & Electric Boating & Supplies Steam Boat Assoc. of Great Britain - very useful source of further links and another USA Steam Boat site UK's Electric Boating Assoc. - good source for names and addresses of suppliers International Steamboat Society - excellent source for steamboat enthusiasts
Boat Shows/Boating Sites etc The Home Built Boat Rally site - great people, great fun, great meets - well worth joining for those in the UK interested in small home built boats and using them Australian Wooden Boat Assoc. - excellent site for all wooden boat enthusiasts Wooden Boat Traders Assoc. - UK A site dedicated to the boats & techniques used in traditional salmon fishing in UK waters. A non-profit, information site which exists to encourage the building of electrically-powered boats.

A Group/Forum on the web for those building and using boats designed by Selway Fisher (or those thinking of doing so) - questions on materials, sourcing, techniques and boat types are posted up - below, a 16' LOD Islay Skiff built by Rob Johnsey :-
Islay 16' Skiff