shipbuilding

David Tod B.E.M, skipper and enthusiastic participant of the Top Skippers’ Choice project, was proud to show two models of his boat, the St Adrian KY 245 at the TSC exhibition in February 2020 in Campbeltown. The tw0 models were made 50 years apart, the newer of the two being…

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We are very grateful to Ian McCallum for this piece about his time working at Campbeltown Shipyard. As you will see from the photos, Ian didn’t just work at the shipyard, he also played the pipes at the launches. Ian McCallum – far right: Fidelis II takes to the sea…

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We are grateful to Douglas McNaught, former naval architect at Campbeltown Shipyard, for sharing this specification workbook for Heather Bloom (Yard 92) which as built in 1992 for John McLeman of Avoch.  This is  preliminary workbook in preparation for adding information  for electricians, which would show lighting, sockets etc. Pages…

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