Adventure Sailing

Guiclémanac’h, My Next Boat Build

This is going to be the boat I build next.  Guiclemanac’h, designed by Yann Quenet in France.  The decision took a decade of thinking and dreaming, and honestly, 3 false starts in building, but this build felt important, especially now, ten years in.  Life is short and if I am […]

Videos: Across the Atlantic in a Classic Ship

Some beautiful video here.  If this sort of thing rings your bell, here’s some inspiration for you. It appears they have only posted parts one and five of the five-part series. The YouTube video says, “Arved Fuchs and his team on their most recent expedition across the North Atlantic begins […]

Did You Know? Speed Sailing

Who knew?  Well, Wikipedia does!   Today’s exploration, speed sailing, the art of sailing a craft as fast as possible over a predetermined route, and having its overall or peak speed recorded and accredited by a regulatory body. We found it interesting to scan dates and speeds, with some of the top speeds […]

Selway Fisher – Micro 10

The Selway Fisher Micro 10.  There’s just something about boats like these that ring my bell. Small is good.   This small?  Well..   Selway Fisher says:  Using the Micro 8 as a starting point l have drawn up a boat with 25% additional length which, in such a small […]

B’Tugly but Functionally Beautiful? Well…

I’ve long loved the idea of a small boat, as in no more than 10 feet long, that I could use for adventures on Washington state’s Puget Sound. Why?  Well, let’s just begin by saying it isn’t a logical desire, it’s built on some fantasy and fantastical thinking.  I’ve read […]