A Day Off


  It’s like this.  I’ve been chipping away at some significant home repairs and general honeydo’s, over the past couple-three weeks.  No particular heroics there.  Part of the basic entrance fee, we all pay.  But, […]

Building a Frolic2 – Part Five


The plan is to install the leeboard bracket, main mast step, and mizzen mast step/partners, and rudder hardware while the deck paint dries. Actually, every finishing detail not related to the decks can be finished […]

Interview with Gary Dierking


When did you become a boat designer and what was your first real design? I started drawing boats when I was about eight years old, and I built my first one at fifteen from a […]

The Duck Pond, 3 August 2017


Some of what has happened in “the duck pond” this week: 23′ Ixtapa Panga 23′ Ixtapa Panga Home Built by Ken Waters, going 50 MPH with 110 HP. More info and free downloadable study prints: http://spirainternational.com/hp_ixta.php Jeff […]

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