We Missed the Party
This year's Lake Powell Messabout/Kokopelli Cruise was to be
a 5-7 day sailing event starting at Bullfrog marina, and ending
PuddleDuck and the Everglades Challenge -2
The Everglades Challenge is a 300 mile cruise/race down the
Gulf coast of Florida from Tampa Bay to Key Largo.
Steele's Model Yacht Column
Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.
Heck of a Great Rowboat
This spring I built a sailboat, however I find that this summer
I've not been sailing my duck a lot.
a Mayfly 14, Does the Texas200 - Pt 1
It all really started when Chuck Leinweber changed the route
for the 2011 Texas200.
Foldermaus - Part Two
My prototype was initially made with Sikaflex 11 FC and 2 inch
fibreglass tape but given my bottom seam started to tear apart.
While reading an article in Duckworks about One Sheet Creations
by David Horst I was struck by his challenge to build a full
size version of his one sheet boat.
Many people ask what's it's like to take care of a boat like
this, how much trouble it must be, how it's beautiful, but...
The original plan was to sail straight across the Gulf.
of Skiff America
I was pushed into the corner of pier trying to launch on a very
windy day on a 21 mile long lake nearly a mile wide, the largest
oxbow on the Mississippi River.
and Building a Sailing Kayak - Part 3
The kayak is now ready for glassing.
the First Barton Skiff
I chose Gavin Atkin's design, The Barton Skiff, because it would
make best use of my existing, 3.5 horsepower, outboard engine.
Then and Today - Part Two
When I was but a mere lad, my Dad took me from Tampa to Tarpon
Springs, FL for a fishing trip.
I believe I'm on firm ground if I say that most of us like to
eat. It's also true that many of us don't give a lot of thought
to food until we are hungry!
Puddle Duck and the Everglades Challenge
The formula is not e=mc2 but rather PDR + EC = ?, but the outcome
could be just as dangerous.
Some time ago my niece Davinia announced her intention to swim
across the English Channel in order to raise funds for charity,
recently she asked me to help out on the boat, as I had the
Time - The Lower Wisconsin River - Pt 1
Usually in Wisconsin, October is when boats are getting put
away and only hardcore fishermen and duck hunters are to be
found on the water.