The Naiad Voyages

Mark Austen

Naiad's Voyages

These are the voyages of Naiad, a Fairey Falcon dinghy in the fashion of Shoal Waters.

Captain's Table

For non-boat related stuff you should see my other page which may be found at

Naiad's Reconstruction

For details of the reconstruction of Naiad you should see the reconstruction project log.

Latest News on the Naiad Voyages.

2021.07.04 - Mainsheet Blocks IV
Over the past few days I've continued the work on the new mainsheet blocks....more
2021.07.01 - Mainsheet Blocks III
Today's task is a little tricky for two reasons. Firstly, I've never done it before and secondly, it is very easy to mess it up. ...more
2021.06.30 - Mainsheet Blocks II
Now that various tools and gungy stuff has finally arrived, it is time to continue the new mainsheet blocks. ...more
2021.05.28 - Mainsheet Blocks I
Whilst I'm in the mood to be making things and sorting things out both in the workshop and on Naiad, I was putting a coat of varnish on one ...more
2021.05.25 - Trailer Guides II
Yesterday after work I set to glueing the laminations together to form the trailer guides. The glue arrived mid-afternoon and ...more