For the Texas 200 - A Survival Guide - Part One
What do you need for the Texas 200? - shallow draft, easy reefing,
a life jacket and lots of whiskey...
Dos Build - Part Two
The weather did not help, but Mike Monies finishes his Laguna
Dos build. Look out Texas 200 - this boat is designed especially
the Winds Blow...
Of beautiful Gloriana, Arizona’s multi-talented Dennis,
Maryvonne a French yawl, the boats of Saggimau and a refreshing
bit of `Slow!’
Goes South - Part 3
This is the third part of this great series. More oysters, more
cut feet and more struggle in this final episode.
Design: Michalak's Rio Grande
Jim's new design, RioGrande, is like a Toto "(but slightly narrower)
with the Imresboat style deck". Comments by Sandra
Trails and Sinking of ‘Project Coot’
He had the frame, he ordered the skin, but why not do a trial
with plastic wrap while waiting for the skin. Well see what
Dave's gone for more thrills and spills. "Another call.
Ivanpah for Thanksgiving". They don't float but these sailboats
are addictive. Is it catching...
"He said I was very strict and I was building furniture
instead of a boat..." This is a work of art and oh the
ingenuity. The mast jig is worth noting for the next job.
Building of Muy Fragil
Or How Not to Build a Boat - Another Nut Building Boats
in His Backyard. Paul Cook builds a Puddle Goose so he
can take five people on the river for Raft the Rio.
Winter Comes Thoughts of Building
It's that time of year and Paul Austin considers chines and
rigs in this months column.
"I was stricken with madness; I had to have a boat".
Michael did a great job of Michalak's Caroline and he now had
his boat, one he built himself...
Thomas Sabel: Down to the Sea in Ships
'Charles Aaron didn't own a trailer and his compact car was
too small to tow', but he was not going to let that stop him.
Design: Quick Canoe 155
We saw a glimpse of this new Michael Storer design in Splash.
This time we get more details of this great fast to build canoe.
Finland - Part 2
...Continued from yesterday. "...so they fashioned a bowsprit
from a piece of driftwood and set a flying jib, providing noticeable
improvement when there was wind".
Finland - Part 1
"How fast can you row while sailing? And...why would you
want to? To participate in a RAID of course". Part two
2009 Florida 120: Trip Report
"May 13th, 2009 saw an unlikely collection of boats skippered
by a mixed bag of rogues", the result - The Florida
you have... Edge Tool Envy?
Rob this time tell us a thing or two about cutting with knives
and chisels, and the results, including the rolling bevel, are
great - try it!
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