Songs

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(Appendix 2 – Songs from Construction and Design Journal – 14ft Dory for Rowing and Sailing) SAILIN’ IN MY BOAT In anticipation of completing construction of this boat I wrote a song a while back.  […]

The Duck Pond, 19 October 2017

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Some of what has happened in “the duck pond” this week: EP Carry A good demonstration of an interesting product. Chuck Leinweber from Facebook Radosław Werszko Dinghy I’m building a 4.8-meter sailboat (15.7 feet) LOA. Jose Luis […]

Recovering Ragbagger

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I’m afraid, it happened again.  One minute, putt, putt, putt.  The next… It’s something every “recovering ragbagger” frets about.  When-the-motor-quits.  Sort of like, when mom says, “…beeeee carefulllll…”  And, you aren’t.  Early sidewheelers still carried […]

Slot Pram

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The Hot Yacht model cutter sails better than I thought a vertical sided flat-bottomed boat would.  This may have something to do with the bow being in the water, thus preventing an ‘underneath’ the boat […]

Hot Summers Day

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A hot summer’s day.  Spent, as it should.  On the water. Rod, the new custodian of my first Frankenwerke restoration, showed up early.  Already getting warm out.  How ‘bout a hop upriver, before the crowds […]

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