The Newest Improvements

I am going to make use of the photo album feature tonight, to bring you 5 nice pictures taken by Dave Brooks of the newest improvements to Cambria, the results of all that hard work in the winter re-fit season, variously by our shipwrights (the hawse equipment and vent system) and John the Joiner (the new cabin on the port aft corner of the main hold). #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top:... Read More

Re-Rig and a new Cabin

Happy Mothers’ Day to any Mums out there from all the team at Cambria. Today a lovely selection of pictures of the current works aboard the barge. We have the re-rig going on courtesy of frequent Skipper, Ian Ruffles, First Mate, Denis Johnson and (introducing) our new Third Hand, Reggie. He’s the guy there in the Davey Crockett head gear. I have to admit my spies have been a bit quiet on this one and the first I had heard of him was when... Read More

John the Joiner

Chart Table Meanwhile, back on board now that the snow is all washed away our faithful volunteers are carrying on with bits of winter re-fit. One, who has not been mentioned much on this blog as he was busy working away but not at times when we ‘weekend crew’ were doing painting or general work, was John the Joiner. John, as you can probably guess from the nickname, is a skilled joiner and carpenter. It was he who was largely responsible... Read More