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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

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.

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.

28 November 2020

During the 2020 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, we were horrified to learn that the Welsh Government and National Resources Wales propose to increase net licence fees for all holders - including the coracle net licences on the Towy, Teifi and Taf rivers - by up to over 120% for the Teifi licences in 2021. The sole reason for this seems to be to ensure the costs of administering these licences is fully covered by the fees collected.

01 November 2020

It is with great sadness that the Society announces the loss of Sir Peter Badge, who passed away peacefully on Thursday 29th October 2020. Sir Peter was the founding Chairman of the Society, before holding the office of President from 1997 until 2015.