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Boats Stored At Cowhythe, Portsoy

For several years a collection of old boats has been stored in Cowhythe Steading east of Portsoy, mostly gifted to Portsoy Maritime Heritage as they had reached the end of their working lives. With the agreement of all its members, Portsoy Maritime Heritage ceased to exist as an organisation and passed its assets, a derelict property by the Old Harbour, the boats and miscellaneous items and its funds via a legal

Youth Boat Build Project Sponsored by Chevron

Portsoy Community Enterprise (PCE, formerly The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival) is delighted to announce the start of a new boat building project which will be based at The Boatshed, the permanent facility for the construction of wooden vessels by the Old Harbour at Portsoy. The Project will provide 14 to 16 year old pupils from Banff Academy with an out-of-school opportunity to develop skills via a programme of practical boat

Portsoy based Boatshed project seeks to preserve traditional boat building skills whilst teaching important life skills

The town of Portsoy in North-east Scotland is buzzing with excitement for the much anticipated return of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival on 22and 23 June 2013, but long after the crowds have disappeared the Portsoy Boatshed's project hopes to leave its mark on the area for generations to come. Portsoy Boatshed was established by a group of volunteers including James Crombie, Pete Danks and Lorna Summers in