Gow’s Boatshed by Midget Farrelly

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Australia’s Whale Beach has remained a quaint, boat-building community since Frank Gonsalves first rented slip space at Carl Gow’s boatshed in the early 1960s. Time drifts on, and today Gow’s son, also named Carl, runs the boatshed. When he’s not grinding away on the sanding wheel, chances are Carl’s out surfing at Kiddie, in for a quick dip to rinse away some of the grime and keep his sights set on the horizon.