A hand-built wherry by Graham Pressman his family and friends. The first time a wherry has passed along this CANAL for nearly 100 years. Graham writes that, “Yes, there are a couple of modern modifications like electric motors instead of sails, a hatchway for the steerer to sit and an electric winch to raise and lower the gaff, which can lift out logs or dredging’s etc.

View the first trial (video) of the “Newun” HERE

Read the EDP article HERE