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Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – Electric Propulsion & Solar Cruising: The future is now - three pros talk about the actualities of cruising with the power of the sun....
A Solar-Electric Catamaran, The Ultimate Low Maintenance Cruiser – ELECTRIC PHILOSOPHY: An up-close tour of a 100% solar powered electric houseboat that will get you thinking....
A Row Around the Harbor at the 2022 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival: Get aboard a skiff with Eric Blake and tour the Port Townsend fleet. It will make you feel you are right there at the fe...
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 23 – Building the Pilot House: Eric breaks down the build of the pilot house and shows us how he did it.   NOTE: Part 24 of this series is in the...
How to Loft a Boat, Part 5 – Drawing Lines and Developing Stations: The lofting continues as Sean demonstrates laying out points on the lofting lines plan to create lines....
Marty Loken’s RAVEN – A John Alden Motorsailer: The powerboat RAVEN, at only 29 feet, is a remarkable summertime live aboard for a couple of experienced cruisers. For t...
The Gift of Summer, A Postcard from a Grateful Grandson: The last day of summer in Maine, Jed takes one final sail before heading home....
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 22 – Milling Parts for the Pilot House: Some handy pointers for milling up pieces of wood straight off the plans.  ...
Slow August – A Morning on the Beach: A cup of coffee and a stroll on the beach....
The Hvalsoe 16 – Little Shell and Big Wave Dave Attempt the Salish 100: A beautiful story of how a community honors a father and the spirit of a daughter that fulfills her father's dream in a...
Slow August – Summer Rain: Welcome to Slow August 2022. "Sticking it out" during the less pleasant moments is a common theme in our voyaging. As an...
The Yacht Design Spiral – Will Sturdy on the Eggemoggin 47: A fascinating look and listen as yacht designer Will Sturdy, walks us through transforming a spirit of tradition racing...
Tom Robinson’s Row Across the Pacific, Part 4 – The Voyage Begins: After nine years of dreaming, working, planning, working, and then working some more - Tom Robinson has finally embarked...
Tom Robinson’s Row Across the Pacific, Part 3 – The Wooden Workboat Culture of Perú: Tom Robinson has made it to the threshold of his long held goal of becoming the youngest person to row across the Pacifi...
Good Boat Up Close – Maynard Bray’s Herreshoff Coquina, Part 2 – Putting the Boat to Bed: Coquinas are for the small boat connoisseur. Lovely, lively, and eminently tweequable. You'll enjoy every aspect of her...
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA Part 21 – Tops for the Cabin & Pilothouse: The crew at Brooklin Boat Yard scarfs, laminates and vacuum bags the roof-tops for the cabin and pilothouse. After which...
Among Old Friends, Part 3 – Time to Invest in Pure Gold: Is there a better investment to be made than in old friends?...
Spring Launch, A New Season Begins: Ahhh spring. A fresh coat of paint for the topsides and in she goes! The style of this video is new twist for us — som...
Refastening a Wooden Boat Hull with Eric Dow – Part 2: Eric takes us through a few more techniques for a different boat....
Tom Robinson: Rowing Across the Pacific Ocean in a Wooden Boat, a Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation: Tom Robinson is setting out to become the youngest person to row across the Pacific Ocean. He also happens to be doing i...
Model Making as a Boatbuilder’s Sketch – SJOGIN III: There are as many ways to mentally prepare for building a boat as there are boatbuilders. Steve Brookman's approach is o...
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 20 – Floors, Sole, & Bilge: Eric walks us through the process of laying out and then beginning to build the interior of AROHA.   NOTE: Part 21...
How to Loft a Boat, Part 4 – Plotting and Drawing the Sheer Line: In Part 4 Sean plots and draws the sheer line from information in the table of offsets....
A Few Thoughts on Getting a New Suit of Sails: When it comes to spending money on your boat, Robin Lincoln makes the case for getting new sails....
Tom Robinson’s Row Across the Pacific, Part 2 – The Rowboat MAIWAR, A Close-Up Tour: Armed with Aussie ingenuity and determination - Tom Robinson is setting out to row across the South Pacific Ocean. If he...

 

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