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coracle

a small roundish boat made of waterproofed hides stretched over a wicker frame
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Coracles are intended to be carried on the back by one person, leading to the saying: Llwyth dyn ei gorwgl the load of a man is his coracle.
The weekend culminates in a coracle regatta on the castle ponds on Sunday afternoon.
Coracles have been deployed on our rivers since classical times at least.
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Ambitious because we had a very traditional mode of transport, coracles, that needed a combination of pure brawn, tact and team-spirit to make any sort of progress.
His interest in coracles came about accidentally - at his wife's behest he applied to join a bowmakers course, but was told it was full, but there were vacancies to learn how to make the little boats.
Welsh lessons continued on the river bank as the celebrities prepared to get in their coracles.
It is a chance to see Bewdley at its best and I'm looking forward to seeing the model coracles racing on the river.
The terracotta coracles are large confident vessels streaked with the green and black shifting light of river depths.
The event will also feature a roadshow on the use of coracles.
My students are building miniature coracles as final projects for reading Treasure Island.