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Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation–Building Kids Through Building Boats: Seven amazing teachers from Europe and North & South America tell us about there boat building programs where kids a...
How to Build a Wooden Boat–AROHA, Part 24–Interior Joinery: Eric walks us through the lightweight construction of the interior furniture....
EvenRuder Outboard Motor – Stepping it Up: A new spin on outboard motors … so to speak....
In the Engine Room, The Gardner Diesel Engine Aboard OLGA: The Gardner diesel engine was, and still is, renowned as a dependable workhorse. It turns out it's a pleasure to behold...
MORNING STAR (45′ Tellefsen Ketch) – Venus at Work: “MORNING STAR,” a 50-foot double-ended Scandinavian ketch, is a boat of a lifetime: handsome, capable, easily handle...
Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation, Raids Around the World: The Worldwide Classic Boat Show brings raid organizers from 5 countries across 3 continents and 2 hemispheres that opene...
Ama Natura – Decarbonizing the Inside Passage: The Inside Passage to Alaska is one of the most beautiful waterways in the world. In this video you will meet a couple d...
The McKenzie Drift Boat Class, Fretwater Boatworks at Lowell’s Boat Shop: Drift boats, custom designed and built to handle the nation’s most challenging white water rivers, are a stunning exam...
ALEUTIAN TERN – A Bill Garden Alaskan Cruiser: I’m thinking if we had a vote around the OCH office to determine our favorite boat, Aleutian Tern would be among the t...
The Schooner ALCA i – Living the Retirement Dream: A pilot house schooner fulfills one man’s dream by serving as a retirement home in the Pacific Northwest....
Townsend Tern – The Ingenious Cat-Ketch Coastal Cruiser: The Townsend Tern is a handy little ketch you can trailer to your favorite waters and go off-grid for many weeks at a ti...
Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – Classic Workboats of Indochina: From Vietnam to Cambodia and Laos; boats, boats, boats, brightly painted, doing a variety of jobs on rivers and the sea....
Tom Robinson’s Solo Row Across the Pacific, Part 5 – A Satellite Phone Call: We talk to Tom in the middle of the Pacific Ocean* and his adventure is already inspiring and a bit of a cliff hanger. *...
The Coastal Pocket Cruiser JEWELL by Francois Vivier: The little yawl UMAMI is a twenty-foot bundle of practical charm. For quick hops and snug overnights along coastlines, s...
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.   Part 5 is...
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...

 

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