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In my east coast incarnation I was a seller of so-called antiques and collectibles. It amounted to being a sort of nostalgia merchant. The experience showed me that niche markets grow from niche interests. If you are a stamp collector … Continue reading
Building a boat, even a small one, can be a large undertaking. Everything being relative, the size of my budget demands a minuscule boat. I remain in an extended period of constructive daydreaming. My hands, however, want to be actively … Continue reading
In these troubled economic times the boat market has gone soft. Just as mortgage defaults and foreclosures are more numerous these days the default rate on boat moorage is also up. Making the marina rent takes a back seat to … Continue reading
Magazines are going online every day. It seems like they all have a digital version available. At the Wooden Boat Show in Port Townsend I was introduced to a new magazine which is not transitioning to but has launched directly … Continue reading
Ever since I began sailing I have enjoyed attending boat shows. They have fed my fantasies and drained my pockets. I have sampled there varied themes and locations: sailboat, powerboat, small boat, wooden, metal, kayaks, used, indoor, outdoor. In fair … Continue reading
I just want to take a moment to boldly state that there is nothing more beautiful on the water than a schooner. I will brook no arguments. It is simply the truth. Fortune has smiled on me by allowing opportunities to take … Continue reading