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29 December 2021

Our 2021 Journal is on its way to our members, we hope you enjoy reading it. International members may not receive it until the New Year, but it is now available to read online

28 October 2021

Our 2021 Annual General Meeting will take place via Zoom on Saturday 27th November at 12pm. For more information please visit this page

03 October 2021

We will shortly put together our 2021 Journal but as always, we can't produce a Journal without content from our members. Any news, event reports, photos, stories etc are very welcome and appreciated.

Please submit your content via Contribute by 31st October 2021

19 August 2021

Ironbridge-style coracle for sale, with paddle. Partly finished, never used - needs cover waterproofing with bitumen paint and the inner/outer gunwhales fitted (supplied - instructions available via this link). Collection only from Hampshire.

Price - £150.00

11 July 2021

My son and i have just finished our second coracle. The first about three years ago was a heroic failure, too deep and round on the bottom.

17 February 2021

The Society was saddened to learn today of the passing of former member Dick Mundy, who died on Saturday 13th February following an accident he was involved in. Many members will have known Dick through his involvement with the Bures Coracle Regatta, or his time as editor in the mid 2000s.

We send our condolences to his family.

26 January 2021

These are my first attempts at making coracles from willow. The willow was cut on the Gwent levels. I have made two shapes, one round and one a more rectangular shape - they seem to have turned out quite well

Martin Morgan

06 December 2020

As coracling has been mostly out of the window this year and not being able to build more, I’ve happily filled some of this year making models.  After all, that’s what I believe the Rogers would have done.  With most cafes closing their doors and turning to takeaway drinks I realised that instead of my tea coming with the humble teaspoon it comes with a model coracle lath.  So, inspired by models in the coracle shed and thirty c

06 December 2020

Society member and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority volunteer Dave Purvis recently attended a virtual conference hosted by the park authority on ash dieback disease and its impact in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Within the presentation was a lot of information on how the disease is spread, how to spot it at various stages, and how to manage woodland in order to conserve as much uninfected trees as possible.