3 heads are better than 1 when it comes to Sail Design!

16th July: Kids Fun Day

We had a fantastic day at the boat shed when kids and their parents joined us for some fun. The kids designed and coloured in sails, made paper boats and had a tour of the boat build.

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11th July: Sign your rib

We’re signing the ribs. Don’t miss out – get to the boat shed to sign one. Join us for the boat build Find out more about the Boat Build Leave a comment below to let us know if you are coming

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8th July: Phillip fitting ribs

Phillip curves and stretches the rib as he slides it into the hole in the gunnel. He moves quickly to curve the rib as it cools quickly after steaming Come to the Killyhevlin Business centre in the Killyhevlin Industrial park to see the boat being built.

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8th July: Ribs are nearly all fitted

We have made great progress this week getting the ribs steamed and fitted. Each rib was steamed a second time, but only the end pieces, to create a greater curve taking the pressure off the gunnels.   Watch Pat and Kieran curve the ribs into shape once they have been steamed        

Mark and Clare clear the bank ready for planting

Cancer Connect Garden – A Great Success

The Row the Erne Crew got stuck in on Fri 4th and Sat 5th July to create a beautiful garden for local Charity Cancer Connect. Cancer Connect are working with us to build our boat and let us use their premises at the start of the build. In thanks we decided to give their garden…

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Row the Erne get funded by Big Lottery

Row the Erne has got its build off to a fantastic start by getting £10,000 in funding from the ‘Awards for All’ Programme run by the Big Lottery   The funds will go towards materials (£4,500) and boat builders (£5,500)   We need the boat builders to make sure we build something that floats! We…

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Priming Wood: Sat 7th June

We got together on Saturday to prime the wood. Great job for us all to get stuck into – basically we had to paint the wood with a primer. When we paint the wood with gloss paint later it won’t seep into the wood. More priming to be done folks! Will keep you posted Phillip…