About: Based in Bissoe, near Truro, Cornwall.
Andrew has built and restored many gigs over the years and is a highly respected craftsman.
His links to the gig building and racing world go back to his childhood. His family being life-long friends with that of Ralph Bird. Andrew learnt to build gigs from an early age with mentors such as Ralph to help him. In the past he has raced for Truro and Roseland and was part of a crew which rowed from St. Mawes to Roscoff in 1991.
Contact details: andrewandsue
Photo of Andrew and of his current ongoing restoration of the gig Jeannie (below) taken in Feb 2015 courtesy of Lynn Stonehouse
As at February 2015 he has orders which will take up up to early autumn but after that he will be taking on more work. He has a stock of Elm already at his premises which clubs may like to use.
Richard Lander 2005
He has also built at least twelve 15 foot racing skiffs. Photos of a recent one below.