Beta III Book Club – The Houseboats of Shoreham

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Rather a fruitful trip to Ditchling this weekend as Roma (archivist extraordinaire) was able to show me two books relevant in different ways to the Beta III project.

First up was a photographic record covering the houseboats of Shoreham. This details the history and provenance of the boats and also includes the all important photos from the river view. I am yet to go, but there are meant to be around forty or so houseboats moored at Shoreham ranging considerably in both design and style.

Looking at lots and lots of pictures of houseboats is helping me firm up what I do and don’t like in terms of boat design. As show below…

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