Who we are

The principles are:

Tom Bennett, a former technology teacher who has worked with the International Boatbuilding Training College, Portsmouth, Tom leads on our Skiff Building programme and traditional rowing boat repairs.

David Edmondson; a former Airline Pilot now re-trained & qualified through International Boatbuilding Training College, Portsmouth, Dave leads on oar making; supports our Skiff Building programme and traditional rowing boat repairs.

Mike Gilbert a retired Architect and experienced coastal, fixed seat rower with over 20 years’ experience of off-shore rowing. Mike leads help with customers, boat repairs, building, painting and varnishing.