One of the most fascinating objects on show at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show this year was this amazing folding boat.
However, I hadn’t realised it was such an exquisitely complicated piece of engineering. The folding boat was designed by a gent called Dick Hudson in the early part of the 20th Century. Have you got news for us?If what you're doing is like the things you read about here - please write and tell us what you're up to.
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Our Faversham-based friend Alan Thorne can help with boatbuilding projects - constructing to plans in very tidy stitch-and-glue or more traditional techniques. Attention boating enthusiasts – is this folding boat the half-forgotten answer to the eternal tender problem?
Tenders tend to be be a nuisance as we all know – the nasty rubber things cost a fortune, take ages to inflate, take up a lot of space on board and row like psychopathic milk jugs, and of course a solid tender is a can be a pain to tow.
So some people might like to consider this folding alternative, which I’ve just spotted. Neither the service provider nor the domain owner maintain any relationship with the advertisers. I’ve posted a photograph of this boat once before, when the National Maritime Museum Cornwall included it in a display of folding boats. This is a real mass of hinges and brackets, sealing wax and string, and deserves admiration!

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