Brian started boatbuilding in 1973 and has been involved in many different projects. Many Essex Smacks have been restored by him and he has worked on a number of Lottery funded Historic Vessel restorations including Thames Barges and Dunkirk Little Ships. Brian also builds the 12ft. GRP Smacks Boat which is available in rowing and sailing versions.
Recent projects include building the New Whitehall Skiff for customers in Scotland and Essex, finishing the Kings Lynn Cockler 'Baden Powell' for the Kings Lynn Worfolk Trust (launching this summer, 2017) and working on the new Thames Barge 'Blue Mermaid' fitting out and spar building.