Thank you all at Autoquip

After the dreadful loss of our friend and project volunteer, Findlay Macdonald in May, his work colleagues at Autoquip clubbed together to make a donation of £400 to Faversham Community Boat Build. We are really touched by this gesture and will use it to help finish a St Ayles Skiff in his memory. Huge thanks […]

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 […]

Boat Turning Celebration

An important milestone is fast approaching. Join us as we lift our first St Ayles Skiff off its mould and turn it over for the first time. BYOB if you can, we’ll provide nibbles and some music to get the party started Date: Sat 4 Apr, 18:30 Location: The Purifier, by Morrison’s, Faversham Tickets are […]

Thanks for your support via GoFundMe

We’ve passed the £500 mark on our online fundraiser in support of Faversham Community Boat Build! This is amazing and demonstrates clearly how the people of Faversham (and beyond) are getting behind this brilliant project. This money will help us to continue to provide tutor-led workshop sessions to build two St Ayles Skiffs for use […]

Support from our Local Borough Councillors

We’re delighted to say that we’ve been granted £2,315.75 by Cllrs Ben A Martin, Ben J Martin, Eddie Thomas and Julian Saunders to support Faversham Community Boat Build. This money will help us to continue to run tutor-led boat building sessions at the Purifier Building as we work towards having two St Ayles Skiffs ready […]

The doors are officially open!

If you would like to be part of Faversham Community Boat Build (or you know someone who does) you/they need to get in touch. To sign up, you need to complete this Enrolment Form and then email  it to Everyone 12+ welcome. No previous experience needed, this is a project to get the community collaborating! […]