For those who yearn for the sea and a big horizon it just makes sense that a beautiful boat, designed and built locally, is a good investment of time and energy. After nearly 10 years on the water, our 25ft gaff-rigged cutter Sally O’Keeffe just keeps on giving to people who live on the Loop Head peninsula off Ireland’s west coast.

What started as a simple idea during a dig to expose and measure an old turf boat led to the building of our wooden boat. We were fortunate to have the skilled and patient shipwright Stephen Morris to get us all engaged in the journey. The boat is now owned and ...


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