July 20, 2021

Riding The Waves

With something as world-shaking as the theory of evolution, it’s important to understand that it didn’t just come about. It was Darwin’s observations and direct experiences while travelling onboard the HMS Beagle that led to the development of the theory.

The Beagle itself ended its days being used as a smuggler spotter off the Essex coast before being scrapped in 1870.

Around 300 miles east of the Beagle’s resting place, road engineers discovered the Pesse Canoe in the Dutch village of, you’ve guessed it - Pesse. Thought to be the world’s oldest boat it’s an exciting addition to the Riding the Waves collection.

July 20, 2021

Riding The Waves

With something as world-shaking as the theory of evolution, it’s important to understand that it didn’t just come about. It was Darwin’s observations and direct experiences while travelling onboard the HMS Beagle that led to the development of the theory.

The Beagle itself ended its days being used as a smuggler spotter off the Essex coast before being scrapped in 1870.

Around 300 miles east of the Beagle’s resting place, road engineers discovered the Pesse Canoe in the Dutch village of, you’ve guessed it - Pesse. Thought to be the world’s oldest boat it’s an exciting addition to the Riding the Waves collection.