There’s nothing new…

Our former President Victoria has been doing some research in the Oslo Viking museum and found these early ‘St Ayles Skiffs’.

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Colour scheme doesn’t give much of a clue as to which club built them!

This kind of rudder has been tried by either Ullapool or on one of the first few modern skiffs built in Scotland. Rejected fairly quickly, I seem to remember.

photo 2What is not shown is the style of oars! No doubt a well guarded secret. Adrian?