Come on we are dying to read about it.
My name is Rick and my wife is Valerie, and we just became classic wood yacht owners.
To be more exact, we recently traded a 1969 …
Self Esteem and Dry Rot
This story is one of a dozen or so boating 'yarns' I recently posted at
Some boat tales and winter reading …
S/V "Salvation" Baja to New Zealand
Hi Folks, After falling victim to the 2008 to 2012 GEC we dreamt about finding a boat to fix up and sail to New Zealand, Where my wife Deborah is from. …
Buying a Legend
It all started when a sailing friend introduced the notion of my buying a wood/epoxy boat that was just what I wanted.
What I had said was that I wanted …
Simple Boating “Kalista”
The Tale continues
I bought this 17 ft open ply boat, single …
Only Left Turns
Our E Bay Adventure-with Left Turns Only
Some people think E Bay is the greatest digital success story since DOS. I personally am going …
A Wooden Boat docked in a tiny Mexican fishing village.
A tourist complimented the local fishermen on the quality of their fish and asked how long …
Jerkish gullet or the best
Company has expensive, no experience in boatbuilding, we dont have the nessry, facultys, kipment, or person, We dont no how …
Rat’s Eyes on the French Canals
'Bill! Bill! Wake up, Bill, I can hear something on deck. Bill!' Whispered Lyn urgently as she nudged her partner.
'Umm, yes love, ' murmured Bill snuggling …
I Will Give You my Little Ship!
This is what we're going to do.
I will GIVE you my little ship the "Salvation"!
It is a good boat, needs work.
First you have to help us …
Understanding Boat Repair
Ask any boat owner what he likes most about his vessel.
Some will mention beauty, others will like the speed or handling ability.
A few like their …
I remember Expo 67!
I was the cox of the whaler, (a 21 foot fiberglass replacement of the old clincker built whalers).
I was then a Leading Seaman in the Canadian Navy. …
1964 40 ft Carvel Kauri Yawl Refit
Ahoy there DIY, I've always loved the water and boats.
As a boy of eleven years old I'd take the really nice days of school in the summer.
I remember …
Interlude in Atlantis
‘Hey, is this real?' laughed Natàlia as she tentatively touched Alistair's hair.
'You die your hair this colour?' she asked in almost perfect English, …
Good ol' Gerty
It was a beautiful day down at the moorings on Saturday.
The sun was shining, a force 4 gusting 5 blowing, a perfect day for a sail.
But there …
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