Shipshape Wales brings together traditional skills, services and facilities across the preserved counties of Gwent, South Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Dyfed, Powys, Gwynedd and Clywd. It acts as a focal point connecting vessels, projects, organisations and specialists including: the West Wales Maritime Heritage Trust; the Swansea Museum historic vessel collection; the Coracle Society and a range of craft from the National Register of Historic Vessels.


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

Vessels in Wales

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