Posts Tagged ‘Restored Wooden Boat’

The British Seagull That Wouldn’t Die.

August 20th, 2017 2 comments

  My dear wife Michelle owns the smallest sailboat in Cowichan Bay. I don’t know if this is absolutely true, but at nine and a half feet, her little Davidson fiberglass dingy must be amongst the contenders. She’s named it “Po!”. A short name for a little boat. Every few days or so, you may […]

Elmera Tedora 100 Years Old Today

May 9th, 2014 1 comment

Tedora (Elmera) is back in the water… She came off the cradle at the Maritime Centre with nary a hitch a few days ago. Not bad for a 100 year old girl. Originally named “Elmera” Built in 1914 at Esquimalt B.C. by Donald Robertson. It is a Carvel Construction cedar on oak. Renamed: “Tedora” The […]

Lapstrake Boat Building Courses Return to CBWBS

July 12th, 2013 2 comments

Professional shipwright Eric Sandilands is returning to the Cowichan Bay Wooden Boat Society’s wood-room to guide another of his highly successful lapstrake boat building courses. This is great news for those who wanted to take courses last year, but were unable to do so. These workshops provide a very full, challenging and rewarding week of […]

Boats of the Bay – Rosa May

February 9th, 2013 No comments

Name: Rosa May Type: Combination Cod Boat and Salmon Troller.  (Retired) Length: 32 feet (19.75m) Weight: 5.63 tons (11,260 lbs) Hull: Fir and cedar planking over oak frames, fir keel. Owner: Rob Hokanson 3 people like this post. Like Unlike