There was a discussion online about a Duckworks Hall of Fame.
What a great idea I thought - let's get some contributions.
I can't expect others to write unless I am willing to as well,
so here it is.
you want to build her yourself?
There are far more readers than builders which suggests that
there are a lot of interested people who just need a little
help to get started.
and Chateaus" - Part One
Like all great (mis-) adventures, this one began with an singular
idea. Brian's idea was to host a messabout on the Loire River
in France in September 2011.
First light reveals the clear skies that were predicted. I spent
the weekend tuning up the little iceboat, gathering up the pieces
that were scattered since its last incarnation as a dirt boat.
In the beginning, the build starts with the boat right side
up. Frustration soon followed.
You may wonder what all the fuss was about having been in worse
conditions, but I was in no doubt that I was in a life threatening
situation and that is what I'm recounting in the hope that it
might help somebody.
Joe to Pensacola
Anybody that likes sport fishing will like St Joe because St
Joe is all about sport fishing. About 90% of the boats in the
Port St Joe Marina were sport fishing boats.
The Zipper is an 11 foot runabout based on designs of the 1950's
for Class 'B' stock utility racing boats by Hal Kelly and William
Lake Pepin Messabout
This year we had plenty of boats, but no beach. Lake Pepin is
a wide spot in the Mississippi River, and the river was unusually
high thanks to record snowfall and a colder-than-normal winter.
Love - Part Two
Now I've begun to build April Love. However, these gangsters
came by to steal my boat. They want a ship to run jungle rum
from Key Largo to Texas.
Anniversary Boat Build - Part One
The goal is the Texas Water Safari in June of 2012. The prize
for reaching my goal is walking up the steps in Seadrift, Texas
and earning my second patch as a competitor in the event.
Keuka Whaler - Part Seven
In the 6th installment of building the Keuka Whaler we finished
with the fitting of all the floors. Now come the floor boards.