The shape of things to come? Not for the home builder, but perhaps for commercial builders? Researchers at the University of Maine unveiled the world’s largest 3D-printer on Thursday and set 3 Guinness World Records: for the largest printer, the largest solid 3D-printed object and the largest 3D-printed boat. The […]
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A pretty good look at how sailing “works”. The YouTube video says, “Northern California has a storied, 500-year history of sailing. But despite this rich heritage, scientists and boat designers continue to learn more each day about what makes a sail boat move. Contrary to what you might expect, the […]
Opinion: A friend of mine, a fellow boat-nut, just died last night, a month after a sore shoulder turned out to be cancer. My brother-in-law has stage four cancer, as does a good friend of mine from a place where I spend some time volunteering. A friend since grade school […]
A liveaboard couple gives us reasons to NOT buy a boat to liveaboard. They make some good points, but as one comment says, “My dad once said: “I could give you many reasons why not to buy a boat but they would be pretty much the same reasons not to […]
Affordable is a relative term, isn’t it? Is about $25 a month affordable when you get the ability to call for help when you are in serious need? It’s a thought that crosses my mind as I ponder a somewhat risky adventure. I really don’t want to find myself facing […]
Now THESE would be an adventure! And this one… wow.