Electric Moto Craft (EMC) Launch
This new design has been floating around in my head for several
Journey Off to One Side
This missive came about because a couple of Duckwork Forum members
asked me to expound on how I had "missed the mark"
so far in this particular endeavor.
Steele's Model Yacht Column
Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.
PuddleDuck and the Everglades Challenge -3
All homeboat builders have experienced first cut fever when
you are hesitant to push that circular saw through plywood committing
yourself to hours of building...
Foldermaus - Part Three
At this point I went to my local hardware store and was seduced
by the lair of the siren at my local big box hardware store.
a Mayfly 14, Does the Texas200 - PT 2
The next morning I loaded the boat up and headed to Magnolia
Beach to meet my friend Stan Roberts.
Boat Stoves - Part One
I will attempt to show a few of the many cooking stoves that
are suitable (or not suitable?) for use on small sailboats.
Camping Trip to End All Camping Trips - Pt. 1
It all began with a Boston Harbor Islands camping trip with
my youngest son Stephen.
Most blue water sailors feel any boat that ventures off shore
needs a sea anchor or drogue for heavy weather and I completely
and Building a Sailing Kayak - Part 4
By June 11th it was time to close up the bow and stern section.
A Home-Built and Home-Designed Trimaran Sailing Dinghy.
The good folks who take care of the National Historic Landmark
Schooner Adventure loaned me the lines to their ship.
to Building, Design Becomes Reality
The overall length of the boat would be about 20 feet and my
shop, read single car garage, is only 23 feet long by 13 feet
for a New Leeboard
The genesis for this project came from an observation from designer
on a Budget - Part 2
After my initial article I was eager to complete the sail and
rigging to get the boat on the water for a test
a Puddle Duck Racer
I first became aware of the little "Puddle Duck Racer"
while reading an article about the 2008 Texas 200 sailing marathon.
Time - The Lower Wisconsin River - Pt 2
Most islands have at least one side with a drop-off that makes
it easy to beach a motorboat.