TECH­NI­CAL

Canal Boat - - The Boat Test -

One of the joys of hav­ing a vin­tage en­gine is find­ing out when it was built, and how it’s spent most of its life. The Gard­ner in this boat was built in 1959, and was fit­ted into a fish­ing boat in the West Coun­try. It was re­stored by Joe McCool from Tan­gent En­gi­neer­ing in County Tyrone.

It’s a 3LW – the three-cylin­der ver­sion of the Gard­ner – cho­sen be­cause Phil

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