Shipshape South West brings together traditional skills, services and facilities across Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly. It acts as a focal point connecting vessels, projects, organisations and craftsmen including: the Underfall Yard, Albion Dock Company, ss Great Britain and M-Shed in Bristol; the Boatbuilding Academy at Lyme Regis; the Lynher River Barge CIC in Cremyll; Gweek Classic Boatyard and Working Sail in Cornwall; and a range of craft from the National Register of Historic Vessels.

Image Whitstable, by James Dodds

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Image T. Nielsen Shipyard, Gloucester Docks, by James Dodds


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Image New Pilot Cutters, Gweek, by James Dodds

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Image Keel Boats and Cobles, Staithes, Yorkshire, by James Dodds

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Image Last Ships, Cook’s, Wivenhoe, by James Dodds

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