“Kelpie” Another halv yoal, Sandwick

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“Kelpie” minus her keel and boddamrunner (garboard) missing

 

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“Kelpie” is a four-oared boat, but, is the same size as the “Phar-Lapp” and so could be easily converted to a six-oared boat.

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The outboard bracket to take a seagull outboard which was added by John Irvine. The folk in the background are: Dr Ian Tait, Davy Johnson & Brian Wishart.

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky to be shown a lovely halv yoal called “Kelpie”. The boat belongs to Davy Johnson. “Kelpie” originally was the Laird’s boat and the boat was given by Mrs Valmai Bruce to Malcolm Smith. Davy acquired “Kelpie” when it seemed the boat was about to be burned. Continue reading ““Kelpie” Another halv yoal, Sandwick”

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