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.
Andrew’s Mobile 07884403336
Photo of Andrew from his restoration of the gig Jeannie (below) taken in Feb 2015 courtesy of Lynn Stonehouse
Richard Lander 2005
He has also built at least twelve 15 foot racing skiffs. Photos of a recent one below.