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Old 01 January 2015, 17:22   #1
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Inflatable leather boat 1720 ?

Just been looking through some old yorkshire history books & found this interesting article from Leeds 1720Click image for larger version

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Old 01 January 2015, 20:50   #2
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Early Avon Redcrest?
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Yes, that is a very interesting article.
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He must have had big pockets

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Hmmm. Leather isn't particularly air or watertight, even with treatment (wax or oil.) Probably a short cruise.

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Hmmm. Leather isn't particularly air or watertight, even with treatment (wax or oil.) Probably a short cruise.

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Shuuuush! Don't tell Tim Severin that!

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Interesting. Now that I think about it, sealskin has been used for ages as well.

I doubt Mr. Severin's boat would fold to pocket size though.

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