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Book Launch

April 7th, 2019

Hard Down!, a new book, launched Friday, 14th June 2019

Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

April 7th, 2019

The Voar issue of the society magazine Coontin Kin is now available and it’s now full colour throughout as we continue to develop and improve the publication. Issue no.110 has a wide range of interesting new material.

Book Launch!

Hard Down! by Captain Jack Isbester

In conjunction with Shetland Library the Society are delighted to announce the launch of wonderful new book, Hard Down! written by Captain Jack Isbester.

It covers the fascinating lie of Captain John Isbester from Whiteness. An incident filled lied aboard square-rigged sailing ships during the early twentieth century.