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! Nice to see the Plans and Projects all in
one place. Wondering if you're looking for more
links for your Project Index. I'm working on
Hot Rod. It's a 60's-style v-drive ski boat
powered by a 283 CID Chevy V8.
readers will recall that Jim Ward built a Tolman
Alaska Skiff in my shope a few years ago.
He and wife, Mary, dropped by last week to regale
us with tales of the inside passage and an invitation
to come salmon fishing. See their blog.
I was recently
doing some reading about NYC maritime history,
I read about the old HORSE POWERED ferries used
to cross the east river and Harlem river. Did
a quick Google and foudn some neat sites....
After we took
our son, Joe, to the San Juan river last spring,
he wrote an article
about the trip and now he has put some of the
pictures and video clips into a short
I finally found
a Blog format that I can edit easily and maintain.
So I will be posting daily to keep my friends
and family up to date with my messing about
with boats. Here is the link.
proud to be a sponsor of Team RAF and their
first Everglades Challenge attempt. We are looking
forward to meeting this fine crew at Fort DeSoto.
We really like their blog.
I've been rooting
around my old rolls of film and came across
some shots of the lumber schooner
Alvin Clark taken in 1969. Thought you might
builds a lot of boats, or starts them anyway.
Occasionally he has to do some house cleaning.
In this case, he made a party out of it and
did a good job of documenting
We were proud
to relaunch our refurbished Topaz. (photo
Rhett & Dianne
As many of you
know, I will be sailing in the Everglades Challenge
with Skip Johnson in his p-52 proa. I have decided
to start a photo
album to post all the pictures of the boat
and the event.
I am friends
with David Luckenbach over at SailingTexas.com
-- he has a GREAT video
on how to repack bearings...
... He has a
bunch of other great videos,
such as teaching deer how to sail and tying
Found a site
from the Phillipines you might want to take
a look at. For shots of the boat, look HERE.
For the main site, HERE.
Tyson McLeod - Galveston
For some photos
of bamboo workboats go to HERE.
These are actual working and fishing boats,
and probably closely related to the kinds of
craft our distant ancestors first used to move
about over the water..
Tyson McLeod - Galveston
to Jim that he should send you something about
his sailing canoe. I don't know whether he has,
but if not you might be entertained by this.
You can see an article of my project, a tiny
junk rigged catamaran HERE.
(in Polish only :-( ....sorry!!!)
Your buddy Chuck
Merrill has a whole bunch of back
issues of the old "Instant Boatbuilder"
newsletter posted to his website.
Nina is a blog by Eric, an ex-pro ski bum
with a boatbuilding problem. He bills it as
"A place to see a complete idiot build
a beautiful boat by hte June 1st 2007 deadline!"
Here is a blog
by a bloke who is building my Light Trow. It's
a very entertaining site.
Thought you might want to look at this
link of my latest overnight cruise in my
Core Sound 17.
Regards, Richard Whitney
I was wandering
around the web this evening, and stumbled across
Nice build, and incredibly, the man talked his
new wife along for their week-long honeymoon
on their new 15-foot sailboat on the Mississippi.