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Send items to chuck@duckworksmagazine.com for inclusion here next month.

Stolen from ratbag media in "sailing...canoe" yahoo group.

John


Here is the best online article I have seen about the advanced dinghy racing practice of sailing downwind by-the-lee.

Anders

 



Another good book on sail theory is Tom Whidden's The Art and Science of Sails. Whidden was the former CEO of North Sails, and you can gain some insight into the technology and competitiveness of the high end sail market in an interview of Whidden by Sailing Anarchy.

Dave Gray


The Footloose sketch, new design on the board by John Welsford, is here.

John


You can find out some real numbers for currents. Like here is a report for Ohio.

Seth


Their replica based on Harry Sucher's scow sloop. Harry is IMHO among the greats like Howard I, Nat, Westy, and PB.

John Boy


I know only a few of you are interested in fast multihulls, but I think everyone like fast boatbuilding methods. So you may find this video that we took yesterday of interest.

It's the assembly of my Strike 15 trimaran main hull, and is 12 minutes long. One continuous shot, no editing.

Richard Woods, of Woods Designs
www. small-boat-designs. com


Free Ebooks

Frank Mildmay, by Captain Frederick Marryat

Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812, by Alfred Thayer Mahan

Peter Simple and The Three Cutters, Vol. 1-2 by Frederick Marryat

Mike John


Here are some photos of a boat, not recent. What an amazing, beautiful sailboat.

Brian 


The East End Classic Boat Society is now on facebook!

Chuck


We just got a hold of a bunch of 'Wind in the Willow' stamps issued by Great Britain in 1979. Susan did the artwork and calligraphy; the matting is done by me.

Arch


Any smaller and I might complain?

Paddle Van


Who says traditional sails won't go to windward? Here is Chuck Pierce sailing his Mayfly 14 out of the Padre Island Yacht Club during this year's Texas200.

Chuck


Not really a DIY thing, but interesting, bundle of new technologies used for a ship about to enter service for oil platforms in the North Sea and sub-Arctic.

Brian


Wish him well.

Brian


The new issue of Classic Yacht is waiting for you.

Chuck


These guys have managed to 3-d print a full sized boat using recycled milk jugs. Pretty neat stuff, think of the possibilities. More pictures and videos.

Sean Patev


What the worlds greatest tiki hut looks like.

Dave


They call it land sailing...

Now to apply this tech to our sailing vessels.

Dean


Here is an interesting report - if these become commercially available, I would consider putting some of them in my more expensive tools.

Chuck


I hope you like them!

http://youtu.be/nn-6RHYoCPA

http://youtu.be/gB1-mQvdZDc

http://youtu.be/N1CaKQFfFJE

http://youtu.be/TAHmV89tDhs

http://youtu.be/R9RvrM3NXfQ

OnEvenKeel
Pathfinder, "My Darling Audra"
Chicagoland


These photos are biased toward the sail and oar boats... hope you enjoy the photos.... originally I came up to Oregon from California to pick up a sailboat (northeaster dory) but then I couldn't help myself and decided to travel to Seattle for the boat show.

John


Thought someone else might find this interesting too....

Robb


One that might interest you.

Gavin Atkin


I found this while searching for info on boat building wood, it's a side by side comparison of eastern white pine and radiata pine.

Ralph


Coroplast 29 pound speed boat.

Christopher Wilson


Here’s a blog I did recently that might be of interest to your readers.

Tom Schultz


We've got lots of pictures but few names, etc and I was only there one day. There was a nice article in a local paper, thanks to Paul Esterle I think.

Bob


"Planing" is Bunkum - Myths about Planing, Displacement and semi Planing Hulls and modes.

MIK Storer


Bruce has put together a Bolger Boats list using some of the thumbnails I created - take a look.


Mike John


Kuai Le is semi famous, we were on TV, well she was I wasn't. Check this out. She comes on toward the end after the whiners from the Maritime Society. The guy you see in the first part in the small out board boat with the dog is the guy who pulled me off the breakwater on launch day. People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, you should see some of the wrecks and abominations actually in the marina.

Kevin McNeill


You might want to look at my blog dedicated to the water around me.

Harry Holman


My scroll saw pattern book.

Mike John


Bill Bates has posted the specs for his latest design, Columbia, on his blog.  The plans are available from Duckworks.

Chuck


On our blog we've posted a peek inside the US Coast Guard's recreational boat testing facility in Solomons, Maryland. They let us tag along and snap some photos as our new Peeler Power Skiff got the full treatment. Check it out.

Matt Cordrey
http://www.clcboats.com


Reminds me of a race or two at Livingston and Lake Palestine.... Watch to the end! Maybe the best Olympic commentary the time around.... Language warning...

Bill Tosh


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