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Tag Archives: CLC
Christened By A Fine Rain, The Chester Yawl Takes to The Water – Chapter 6
A new boat comes to life by degrees. As individual parts come together the construction takes on a form that makes it’s function apparent. It becomes a vessel gradually. A boatbuilding project can take a long time and bring doubts … Continue reading
Posted in Building, Sailor's crafts Tagged Chesapeake Light Craft, chester, CLC, Olympic Peninsula, Straits of Juan de Fuca, trailer, water, yawl Leave a comment
It’s A Festival, It Has Wooden Boats. What More Could You Want?
I call it my annual pilgrimage to the land of my people. I love to walk the docks and talk to other people who are in some degree obsessed by boats,especially the wooden kind. You can’t do better than the … Continue reading
Posted in Building, Events, Sailor's crafts Tagged boat, boat-building, Chesapeake Light Craft, CLC, Edensaw, kayak, MAS, Port Townsend, sailboat, sailing, Wooden Boat Festival, Woodenboat Leave a comment
The Sheer Beauty of a Fair Rail: Chester Yawl Part 2
In which the boys in the boatshed live on the edge before being run out of town on aÂ rail. ON FAIRNESS I like to run my eye along a beautiful curve. When a line sweeps along a contour with … Continue reading
Posted in Building, Sailor's crafts, Uncategorized Tagged boat, boat-building, chesapeake, chester, clamp, CLC, fair, project, rail, sheer, watercraft, Woodenboat, yawl 3 Comments
Bonding With Boats, Beer and Epoxy
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
Posted in Building, Sailor's crafts, Uncategorized Tagged Alaskan Amber, beer, boat-building, chesapeake, Chesapeake Light Craft, Chester Yawl, CLC, craft, epoxy, Light, MAS, New Belgium, okoume, plywood, Port Angeles, row boat, watercraft, Woodenboat Leave a comment