Some overhead highlights from 3 weeks on the River Thames. Paradox is a homebuild microcruiser designed by Matt Layden. – WEBSITE A beautiful video that could use more shots of the boat!
Let’s see. Why not build a boat? Too Old Too Out of Shape Not Enough Money Not Enough Time No Skills Too Many Excuses. – Hmm. Doug Jackson built a 74 ft boat right in his front yard. He spearheaded building the ship known as SV Seeker 7 years ago […]
“So much wasted time.” – The final words of the actor and singer David Cassidy. What do I want from a boat? Well, let’s set the stage. There is a time in your life for building dreams for the future, to think big, a time for your ambitions to push […]
As I daydream about a possible build of N.E.D., the Nesting Expedition Dinghy, this is what comes to mind. This is my daydream… and someday it will happen. Floating a few dozen yards off-shore, I considered how to make the first landing of my trIp. Above me, a gentle […]
What’s not to like about this summary from the designer? “I’ve spent many hours pondering how you might optimize a small, easy-to-build boat just for “beach cruising.” Coastal cruising in tiny boats has always been fringey but it’s nothing new. We might date the invention of recreational open-boat voyaging to […]
Boat defined: A hole in the water into which vast amounts of money is poured. – Everyone Best day for boat owners: Day of purchase and the day you get rid of it. – Also everybody. I’ve noticed a pattern with boats. They get used a lot for the first […]