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Tag Archives: Olympic Peninsula
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
Winter is the silent season. Beaches are deserted, marinas grow quiet and cold weather puts a freeze on normal human hub-bub. The Caribbean may be hopping this time of year but the Olympic Peninsula, where I live is not. Around … 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
I just got back from the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend. My first impression is that i am a little overloaded. The sheer variety of vessels is amazing. It was a splendid oportuninty to see some of the designs … Continue reading
We are just days away from the Wooden Boat Show in Port Townsend, Washington. I am anticipating a day or two steeped in salty ambiance. The weather forecast is looking like a cloudy but not particularly wet weekend. Hotels are going … 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