Hatches on Curved Decks
How to create an attractive flat mounting surface for a deckplate on a
curved boat deck.
When my plastic paddle broke, I found myself looking at the
substantial ferule of my basswood treesaw.
Dry rot is like cancer for boats. As with that pernicious disease,
the longer you let it go the worse it gets until eventually
nothing can be done.
a Few Simple Modifications Make a Clever, Proven DIY Roller
Furler Design Even Better?"
The result is the most accessible (i. e., buildable), coolest
DIY furler design of this quality that I have seen.
It's been a lengthy journey, but finally I am ready to release
the plans for the WEDGE Sail option.
The concept of a small boat made of styrofoam always intrigued
me, but I never got around to designing and building one until
Brief Retrospective in Photos
A final report on the Grand Canyon
CHASING GHOSTS IN THE GRAND CANYON—A COLORADO RIVER RUN
by Tom Pamperin
to Apalachicola and St Joe
We had planned to make the 6 to 8 hour run to Apalachicola outside
but now the weather was starting to not cooperate.
Abridged History of the Texas Long Boats
Billed as "The world's toughest canoe race", it may
Your Trimaran Do This?
With my newest 16-foot trimaran, that 5-minute setup goal has
not only been met, it's been slashed in half!
Texas 200 in a Day Sailer II - Part Three
We got up early Tuesday morning, packed our gear and got ready
So for this second floor 'Death March Up The Stairs' apartment,
my friend Ken Simpson designed me an 8 footer
I can carry.
Sail OK Experience
I was desperate to go to Sail OK 2011. It looked like everyone
in the small boat building world was descending on Eufaula.
Another Scarf Joint Jig!
A scarf joint is needed in boatbuilding so many times, for keel,
mast and spars, gunwale, battens…
Bolger Boat at Sail Oklahoma
If I just had a Core Sound 17, I would never ask for anything
else, ever again!
the Bolger Light Schooner Motor Well (Again)
During this period of neglect (and before, actually), the light
schooner's transom got a bit soft in spots.