I know my boat is privately owned, and people only usually help Charities.

But if anyone wants to help me in my restoration, no pay just thanks!

There will always be room on the "crew" for helpers.


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We are registered with on the National Historic Ships register and
have been given a grant of £1000 toward her restoration which is a great help.

If you own a boat that is more than 50 years old, built in Great Britain, and remaining here, you should register.


For Quality Training in Suffolk with a guy with 34+ years RNLI experience go to


If you are restoring a Lifeboat, and anything on this web site is usefull to you please use it.

Or give me a shout by Email, I am only happy to pass on the information I have gained on my restoration.

Many people have helped me, If I can help you, then all's good.