• December Letters
  • Notes From the Boat Palace - The Gift of Little Boats
    This time Jackie writes of gatherings past and future and little boats like Scamp and her new little Kiwi.

    Mark Steele’s Model Yacht Column
    Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.

  • December Splash

  • Dexterity - A John Welsford Houdini Design
    My youthful sailing experiences led me to the desire to build a boat. Heading toward my mid 60’s and retirement, I thought “I have to do something about this boat build”.

    2010 North Channel Cruise - Part Two
    This trip included the most harrowing/exhilarating 3.5 miles I ever sailed”. - Joe

    Boat Trailer Rebuild II Ad Nauseum
    At the request of my adoring hordes of fans (both of them - one is dodgy and the other I give money). I have decided to conclude the trailer rebuild article.

  • December Reports

  • Family Skiff - A Letter
    I finished and launched my Michalak “Family Skiff” last June/July. Take a look.

    Eagle 4.6 Power Trimaran
    New Design: The Eagle 4.6 is a sleek, fast powerboat which is very practical for a wide range of activities, yet performs well with only a small engine.

    Plans, Manuals and Building
    Ross Lillistone is back with a look at those sometimes problematic building instructions.

  • December Treasure Chest

  • Jake with the Extra Legs
    I was reading Trimaran Sailing for those with Disabilities on the Web and thought, there's an idea. This is a great article. Okay, I confess that I'm biased, I wrote it. Mike John

    The Least Boat: Part Two
    Last time I proposed a design with a flat bottom. While the sides were flared for rowing, still it was a squared pram style boat. Now let's look at lapstrake boats.

  • December Webwatch

  • Cruising in Linnansaari National Park Finland in an Ocean Explorer
    I had three days to explore Linnansaari National Park in lake Saimaa Finland. Here's the story of my trip.

    Rushton's IGO Canoe
    My name is Dave Gentry, and I've been asked to write a few words about my latest boat, which is my take on J. Henry Rushton's "Igo" Canadian style canoe.

    Sailing by a Non-Sailor
    This is a story about sailing by a nonsailor and how to make a very simple sail.

    2010 North Channel Cruise - Part One
    I headed out for the Canadian border from the little town of Essex on Lake Champlain at noon on Monday with a growing sense of excitement. The trip was about to start.

    Bigger Than a Breadbox, Smaller Than a House
    How we picked our John Welsford Navigator by Wayne Johnson.

    Where We Join Ratty and Mole and Engage In a Messabout!
    Jackie is back with Notes From the Boat Palace. This time - Sail Oklahoma! - Lake Eufaula National Messabout or SOLEMN SAILORS!

    Finding the Bottom (before your motor does)
    This time Rob considers and solves the problem of hitting the bottom in shallow discolored waterways.

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