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A Facebook friend asked a question I have not thought about for a long time. As often happens a simple answer became a short essay, because I’m like that. Question: Been thinking a lot about the wind and I am … Continue reading
In the hierarchy of things that constitute “simply messing about in boats” sailing is at the head of the list. Next is time spent building, restoring, painting or in any way physically advancing a boat from land-bound to seaborne. Time … Continue reading
I am sending out the call to all hopelessly boat struck sailors. It is Wooden Boat Festival time once again. September 9 to 11 will see Port Townsend Washington awash in wood and the spirit of maritime history. Schooner watchers … Continue reading
The 2010 Wooden Boat Festival did Port Townsend proud. It had more caulked seams per square foot than any harbor within the watery boundaries of the United States of America. A visitor could hear the boatyard cognoscenti gibbering in their … Continue reading
Back on August the 11th I wrote about Dylan Winter’s rambles around the British coast. If you are interested in Knowing more about him check out Small Craft Advisor magazine, Sept./Oct. issue. They have a very good interview with Dylan. … Continue reading