Based in South West England, we encourage interest in all aspects of maritime history and
promote research in these fields, leading where possible to the publication of the results
of such studies.
Boat builder Gail McGarva of Lyme Regis awarded British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday HonoursHer award recognises her services to Heritage Crafts and Clinker Boat Building.
Newsletter South West Soundings
Index to the earlier printed volumes 1984-1998
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Maritime History. But under no circumstances can we accept advertising from non-members