The ‘Whiskey Plank’ is fitted to the Independence at American River

Rebuild Indepence Group volunteers and boat builders Greg Roberts, Julian Street, Des Lanthois, Neil Sloane, Rod Howard, Tony Stockton, Tony Klieve and David Churchill celebrate the laying of the “Whiskey Plank” to the keel of the upturned Independence at American River. Picture supplied

Throughout the wooden boat building realm, the last plank to be fastened to the keel is known as the “Whiskey […]

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