June Webwatch  
By Duckworks Readers

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If you know of something that would be of interest to our readers, please send me a link - chuck@duckworksmagazine.com

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I have created a customers gallery with a few Origamis. Also the editor of Classic Boat mag is taking his Origam ito Beale Park boat show, one of the biggest shows in the UK in June.

Benjy

 
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For those who are, or may be interested in my boat progress this summer. I'm trying something a little different from the gallery I used for the Navigators. If you like following my insanity, feel free to bookmark this page and follow along. - Barrett Faneuf

 
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Chuck , these aqua bikes or waterpedes are neat transports to cross the pond or river ,lazy ones no rapids, white waters. you may have this site but otherwise here it is. Dan

 
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I would like you to check and see if you would like to link with our Great Lakes wooden Sailboat Society's website. The web master is Ken Klemmer. I think all would enjoy and benefit...

 
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PS - see my Friendship Sloop "Sea Dog" which is for sale.

- Greg Grundtisch

 
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I finally found carbon fiber sleeves at a good price. Of all places this is a link off a model rocket page! You may want to add them to your suppliers list or use them as a pass through and you the reseller.

Craig Gleason

 
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Here's my New Boat - A "22' Northern Skipjack" as showing in Harry Sucher's "Simplified Boat Building". I'm going to rig it as a schooner. Here's the link to the original builder's Blog.

Pat Patteson

 
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Was traveling the other day and we stopped at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Tulsa, OK. One of their displays included, of all things, the "First Commercial Outboard Motor"... and it was electric.

Bruce Dillahunty

 
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The info I have always gone by regarding the development of the first outboards can be read at this link...

 
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...And for some serious understanding of the French guy, Gustave Trouve, who did a real electric outboard back in 1880 read this page...

 
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...This guy, Trouve, knocks me out. He sits in the same league as many of the great inventors of the early industrial revolution.

Chris Ostlind

 
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Container ship wreck

Nick Greenaway

 
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I've posted a video mashup of the three primary Greenland paddle strokes: the sliding (storm) stroke, race stroke, cruising stroke. Part 1 - Part 2

Adam Bolonsky

 
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I wanted to let you know about a Blog on AOL called mnm-modellers. This AOL Blog shares personal thoughts and photos with you and others online, and even allows you to add your own comments.

Mark Steele

 
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This is the website of my friend Gerald Kennedy. He is a kayak builder and paddler. There is lots of good information here. Check out the photo galleries.

Chuck

 
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The folks over at Glen-L are organizing a giant messabout for October 27 & 28, 2007 in Guntersville, Alabama.

Chuck

 
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This blog by Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad documents their attempt to remain at sea for 1000 days.

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A group of adventurers is working on a design for a 10 foot boat which they will race solo around the world. This is a Yahoo group which requires membership.

Submitted by Nels Arvidson

 
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Our friends at boatbuildercentral.com (Jacques Mertens' outfit) have posted three epoxy how-to videos to YouTube. This is good, basic stuff.

Chuck

 
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Check this clip. This fellow is developing kite power for big sailboats.

Chris Ostlind

 
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Thought you'd like this. It's a one person, filming, cycling, sailing, rowing, sleeping gipsy device.

Erin Scott

 
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My friends Noel and Christi Davis over at Furledsails.com do a great sailing podcast. The latest is an interview with Graham Byrnes, the designer and captain of the winner of this year's Everglades Challenge.

 
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A new kinda critter... like a bifurcated kayak ot a mini-cat... take a look at wavewalk.com

Tyson in Galveston

 
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THIS is the archive of the Human Power Journal, IHPVA.

Rob Rohde-Szudy

 
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Here is a CNN news story on the top 10 floating inns. This gives you something to do with that income tax refund.

Chuck

 
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Not sure who sent me this link, but if any of you Flat-Landers and Ridge Runners out in the middle of the continent would like to see what a really big ship looks like, there are some great photos at this website.

Tyson in Galveston

 
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Figured you'd appreciate this.

Erin Scott

 
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And now for something completely different... http://tailboats.com/

Chuck

 
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Thought this was neat: Duckworks readers might enjoy.

Tom Burton

 
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Bill Paxton puts on a great messabout up at Lake Pepin on the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Check out the website.

Chuck

 

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