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.

2018.03.24 - Hull Preparation
It's warm today so time to get on with the hull preparation. First thing to do it to invert Naiad. Firstly I had to measure the maximum ...more
2018.03.28 - Weighing Naiad Again
With the approach of some slightly warmer weather I decided that it was time to invert the boat and get the hull prepared for the paint and ...more
2018.03.17 - St. Patrick's Day Blues
It's too cold! Blue fingers, nose and ears and no work done on Naiad. I had hoped by now to be ready to put her back in the water, but the ...more
2018.03.11 - Weigh Hey And Up She Rises
Having got Naiad into the workshop it was time to get everything off so that she can be inverted for the work under the waterline. This was ...more
2018.03.10 Time to Get Moving
Now that the cold weather has gone and we have temperatures that are around 10 Celsius it is time to get on this the work on Naiad that I ...more