Category Archives: Scow

Scow 242 ‘Tofino’

Tofino is a Burnham scow probably built by Bill Stebbings in 1954 – sail number 242. Previously based in Newport, Isle of Wight, she was sold on e-Bay in Summer 2015 for just under £900. Worth keeping an eye on … Continue reading

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Golden Otter

Golden Otter is a Burnham Scow built by Stebbings in the 1950’s – probably around 1954. She is still sailing, and is based at West Wittering, Chichester, having been owned by the Western family for some 55 years. Golden Otter … Continue reading

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Clemency

Stebbings probably built the Scow Clemency in 1953 or 1954. The new owners would like to learn more of her past but she doesn’t appear in the Royal Burnham Yacht Club list, so she may have left Burnham soon or … Continue reading

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Scow 230 ‘Seamew’

The photo on the left shows a Scow, number 230, on display at the London Boat Show at Olympia. And that was all I knew until I discovered Gavin Atkin’s excellent weblog, intheboatshed.net .  Here you can read Clea Rawinsky’s account … Continue reading

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Scow 244 ‘BEEJAY’

BEEJAY was built by Harry Stebbings in 1956 for his daughters Brenda and Jean (pictured, centre and right). Brenda is my mum.  I’m not sure if the boat is still around; it might be at Wallasea. My understanding is that … Continue reading

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