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Hello, from the UK

Discussion in 'Guestbook' started by Steve Gresty, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Steve Gresty

    Steve Gresty Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Hello to one & all,
    Just want to introduce myself, I have been watching the site for a while & now think it's time to join in. Apologies in advance for any mistakes I may make,as I am new to this forum. I have built a cedarstrip in the last couple of years,finally getting her wet last year, and "boy have I got the bug now" I have just purchased (last weekend) a wood canvas canoe that I may need some help with various questions, that I will no doubt have, when I thoroughly assess her this weekend hopefully.
    This site seems to be a realm of information on wood canvas canoes, which info on this subject can be thin on the ground here in the uk
    Best regards
    Steve :)
  2. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Welcome to the fold, Steve.
    Wooden canoes might not be as "thin on the ground" in the UK as you expect.
    You needn't rely solely on virtual community.
    There is a WCHA Chapter in the UK!

    The Chapter Head is;
    David Houghton
    Wayside House
    Moorlands Dr
    Pinkneys Green
    Berks SL6 6QG England
    United Kingdom
    01628 674666 or International +44 1628 674666
  3. OP
    Steve Gresty

    Steve Gresty Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Great Stuff

    Hi Rob, thanks for the welcome,thats great news for myself. I have just purchased a uk built wood canvas canoe,from the Suffolk canoe company,which has since ceased trading. I would love to find out more about it's build & the uk chapter may be able to assist hopefully.
    Many thanks once again Rob
  4. Fred20

    Fred20 New Member

    Hi welcome to the forums.

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