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12 April 2020

Lovely hide coracle for sale, originally purchased in the late 80s. 55 inch diameter.

All enquiries to James - [email protected]

29 December 2019

Carmarthen Coracle and Netsmen’s Association were lucky enough to receive grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a Coracle Story Telling Project. We have been working with retired teacher, Mr Andy Edwards, in recording the old stories from the older generation of coracle men so they are preserved and used to educate.

23 November 2019

Our season at the Museum ended on 15 August 2019. During that time we had one thousand, one hundred and five people afloat on the millpond. We introduce them to coracles in a gentle and unhurried way, explaining as best we can about the uses and building methods around the world. We tend to focus on Welsh coracles and of course our own Spey coracle. 

17 September 2019

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 19th October. For more information and to RSVP please visit this page

20 July 2019

Press release from the Carmarthen Coracle and Netsmen's Association - 17 July 2019

In January this year, an inquiry was held on behalf of the Welsh Government to examine the All Wales Salmon and Sea Trout Byelaws.

13 July 2019

Jeremy and I left Insh very early taking with us two of our new fiberglass coracles, the Teifi and an Ironbridge, in our newly adapted trailer. The trailer is too narrow to carry them flat and the shape of the Teifi required extra padding to protect the side as it cannot rest on the gunwhale.

02 June 2019

Article from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News - December 1937.

Copyright Illustrated London News Group

02 June 2019

Malcolm and Julie Rees were proud to receive "recognition for their outstanding services to Carmarthen Coracle and Netsmen's Association" from retiring Carmarthen town Mayor, Cllr Emlyn Schiavone at a recent ceremony in the Guildhall, Carmarthen.

27 May 2019

Today (26th May 2019) was the real public baptism of our three new fibre glass coracles, but the day began with foreboding. It had rained heavily for 24 hours and the forecast was very poor. When we arrived the mill pond was higher than we had ever seen it and our ‘jetty’ was afloat. Everywhere was sodden and it just felt miserable.

06 May 2019

We will shortly be putting together our spring newsletter. Please send in any news or event details for publication via Contribute by the 27th May