Tag Archives: kayak

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

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Start At The Beginning

Frugality is an art practiced with patience and a casual disregard for personal status. In a world where branding is practically a religion it is heretical to build in materials with no discernible commercial origin. Far beyond the green zeitgeist … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions: Kayak Building in Slow Motion

The observant follower of this blog will have noticed the glacial pace of my postings over the last several month. Life is not coinciding with my personal schedule and my priorities have shifted like a southern California fault line. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Marina Auctions Have Great Buys in Project Boats

You’ve probably heard that a boat is a hole in the water lined with (insert your choice of building material here) into which you throw money.  For those of us who live from paycheck to paycheck it is very difficult … Continue reading

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Useful Advertising and the Well Heeled Sailor

Let’s talk advertising.  Guys Like me came up through the 1960’s  when long hair was first fashionable but not always well-liked.  We rail against the establishment and thought our parents world was full of  Hypocrisy  highlighted by the capitalist lackeys … Continue reading

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