‘Boat Building in Gorran, PortMellon and Mevagissey.
Gary Mitchell will be giving a talk on the work of his father Percy G Mitchell of Portmellon and contemporary boat builder Dick Pill of Gorran Haven; iconic names in West Country boat building. Gary will describe the trials and tribulations of building over 360 boats of all kinds from dinghies to beautiful wooden, ocean racing yachts into which went materials and craftsmanship of the highest order.
Friday 22nd January 2016. Fowey Parish Hall, Brown’s Hill, PL23 1PT
7.30pm, doors open at 7.00 pm. Members £3.00, non-members £6.00
www.foweyharbourheritage.co.uk Secretary 01726 870457