Support from The Elephant

A huge THANK YOU to Jim and everyone at The Elephant in The Mall for a donation of £1000 towards the build of what will be our 4th skiff. Without the support of our local community we could not continue to build, row and maintain these boats. The community boat build teaches skills to participants, […]

Thank you Tesco Bags of Help!

Huge thanks to the team at Tesco Bags of Help for their support of Faversham Community Boat Build. We were delighted to be awarded a grant of £1,000 to help us continue to deliver tutor-led training sessions for members of our local community. You can learn more about their grants at

Skiff No. 249

Today felt like quite an auspicious day as we turned the skiff one last time ready to attach and varnish the rubbing band, add the thole pins, thwarts and floorboards ready for Skiff No. 249 to be named by the members of Faversham Creek Trust (for my money Lapwing would be lovely.. but I’ve only […]

Devastating News

It is with enormous sorrow that we have learned of the death of Findlay MacDonald, one of the key members of our team. His enthusiasm and energy helped get this whole project off the ground and keep it going despite everything 2020 has thrown at us so far. We are devastated to lose him, our […]

Important News – We’re going to pause the build

Because of growing concerns about Corona Virus, we think the responsible thing to do is to take a short break from the boat build. We want everyone to feel comfortable about coming down to the Purifier. We will put our time to good use making preparations for the next stages of the build and notify […]