…how the shetlanders do it…
Oars and where they go and how they work
in a traditional skiff.
A rollock type arrangement but with rope and woodblock. Google ‘kabes’.
Below: a Shetland women’s team giving it laldy in a Shetland yawl race. Photo: Billy Fox
It looks like they are having plenty fun!
Ron D and Ali are making the ‘Lass’s‘ gunnels now, and when I was down at the boatshed earlier a very sweet mahogany rubbing strip was being glued and clamped.
Not be long ’til we are painting her up!