I bought my first plywood sheets and have laid out the first of three internal backbones for my Sukha build. I am excited, as this feels like the first REAL day of boat building. Today’s mission was: mount cartop racks on my Toyota Prius Prime so I can haul plywood. […]
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!
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 […]
YouTube says, “A woodworking wizard named Richard built the Koroc – a beautiful floating tiny house RV on aluminum pontoons. It’s unbelievable what a comfortable home he’s created in such a small space. Imagine living in this micro cabin, floating on a river or a lake, and enjoying fresh air […]