Keppel Appeal

The Keppel Appeal has succeeded in raising the final £10 thousand and work has started on the restoration of the boat. Thank you to everyone who has helped, donated and supported the appeal. For updates on the work please visit our news page.     We have launched our £10k appeal to keep Keppel afloat. Here are some images to show why the butty needs urgent re-bottoming and re-footing.Keppel close up of scale on footingsKeppel base plate descaled for survey Keppel extent of damage to stock of helm Keppel footings and base plate Keppel footings wasted Keppel footings Keppel front end cleaned off Keppel returns to water Keppel side cleaned for survey Keppel state of hull interior Keppel stock overplated