A rare opportunity to purchase the beautiful, professionally made ‘Joansa’ rowing skiff. This well respected John Welsford design has been built by The Purifier Yacht And Dinghy Co Ltd, Faversham, Kent using Robbins Elite ply, West System Epoxy, Douglas Fir and Meranti hardwood rubbing strake. Finished in 2-pack polyeurethane varnish and blue paint. Bronze rowlocks and sockets. Two rowing positions. Complete with oars.


From Welsford’s website: “Joansa is an adaptation of a late 1800’s Chamberlain Dory skiff, native to the inshore fishing industry of the north east coast of North America. Smart rowers, seaworthy, simple to build and maintain, and nice lookers.

“My modern day version is light enough to roof rack on our old Toyota Starlet, fast enough to win races and carries enough weight to take the three of us and gear on a weeks camping holiday.

“Joansa proved popular, she is a very pretty craft that attracts a lot of attention and plan sales have been so good that at least two boatbuilders took them on as a stock boat.

“Our Joansa did a lot of miles for us, travelling quickly and easily – some of the mileage done under power with our 2hp Honda outboard but mostly under the oars she was designed for.

Joansa is also perfectly suited to being powered by a modern, quiet, electric outboard such as Torqeedo or ePropulsion, the latter available at a great price when purchasing a boat from us.



This boat was used by us as a show boat on display but is now available for sale and immediate delivery.       £5.950…Reasonable offers considered and could be delivered at cost. Please check first.






See the construction sequence at
The Purifier Building, Morrisons Wharf. Faversham, Kent ME13 7DY. T: 07865091155 E:        International: +44 7865091155




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