About Colin Henwood
Colin Henwood has been building boats for over 40 years, specialising in the restoration, rebuilding and maintenance of vintage wooden Thames craft. He also builds new wooden boats, combining traditional skills with a modern approach to design and craftsmanship. His workshop is at the Sylva Foundation Wood Centre where he also runs a successful paddle making course. As well as restoring, re-building and building wooden boats Colin also carries out survey and consultancy work for anyone buying or owning a wooden boat. In 2014 Colin was presented with the Heritage Crafts Association 'Maker of the Year' Award.