2010 - Part One
"And so it was. But fortunately – unlike launching
– doing the entire 300 miles of the annual WaterTribe
Everglades Challenge solo was not significantly harder that
doing it with a crew."
Mangrove Jack 3.65 - Part Two
"After the first month, the hull has been glued, turned
over, and the internal joins glued and filleted, the seat boxes
have been fabricated and floors cut and all panels pre-cut".
From the Dink
Steve's back West after yet another epic road trip. He shows
us some great shots from last winter on the West Coast of Florida.
Paul's son Clark is going on a trip of a lifetime on a tall
ship called the Picton Castle. Paul tell us about it and how
to follow the progress of the ship.
This idea is a gem. A simple boat shower for a quick cleanup.
And, there is a solar version as well.
Mangrove Jack 3.65 - Part One
"The answer to me was a V-Nose punt. I considered designing
it myself, but lack the expertise. So seeing a couple of articles
by Mark Bowdidge, I rang him and discussed my concept".
This is the result.
"This started as an exercise to see if I could build a
brand new boat very cheaply for my 5 year old son. It ended
with a boat that other young sailors love".
Young Navy - Part Two
Paul looks at the great ships and those who conceptualized,
built and designed them. This is part two of the series.
a cross threaded sparkplug hole
This outboard just had to be saved but it has a stripped spark
plug thread. This is no problem with the right tool and a little
delicate tinkering. Brian shows us exactly how to do it.
-The Sail and Oar Star
Today we feature a great design by François Vivier called Ilur. It can be used for fishing and even coastal cruising!