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Living in Ten Foot Boat

Chapter 1 - YouTube.clipular

Adventure Sailing:  I love what Manie is doing.  He is one brave guy with an amazing mission. From YouTube:  Two months in my own private little paradise and loving it. Working out in the...
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Adventure Sailing: Manie

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From https://maniehjbotha.wordpress.com/ Well folks this update is a bit overdue. But when you look at the photos you will understand why. Building a boat like this is a serious amount of work. I am sitting...
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Adventure Sailing: Setting Up for the Build. Pt. 1

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What to do when you are ready to build?  The first order of business is to set all things in order, and there are a lot of things in a boat build. The shop...
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Adventure Sailing: Review: Plans are… pretty good.

Adventure Sailing:  Review:  Plans are… pretty good.

Getting new plans is exciting.  Christmas as a kid, that’s what it is like.   Or, it’s like the day you get a new dog.   So much hope, so many dreams. After an...
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Laser Level to Setup Strongback

Laser Level to Setup Strongback

From the “An Empty Garage” blog at http://anemptygarage.blogspot.com/2011/12/laser-level.html Check out the site for a good explanation of how you can use a laser level to assure you have a square and level strongback. “This blog...
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WoodenBoat Magazine: Shantyboats. Includes links with details on each design.

WoodenBoat Magazine: Shantyboats. Includes links with details on each design.

For the most part, I find the magazine too esoteric, too tied to the great ships of the past, as though it was being written for a handful of die-hard enthusiasts. The rest of...
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12 Footer with Standing Headroom?!

12 Footer with Standing Headroom?!

A 12 foot long coastal cruising sloop for two? With standing headroom? They said it couldn’t be done. But…. In order to get standing headroom in a 12 foot boat you need to put...
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New Cruiser Under Construction

New Cruiser Under Construction

It bears quite a resemblance to Ocean Exolorer, but this is a design from MicroCruiser.com.   See More
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And Now for Something Completely Different

Microshanty: First Time in the Water.

Microshanty: First Time in the Water.

I was pushing it, and I knew it.  I’d been working on my little microshantyboat, off and on, for coming up on two years.  Mostly off.   Now that I could start to see elements of boat in it, I wanted to try it out.   My son said I was pushing it and...

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Own a Bunch of Broken Stuff

Have you ever wanted to take over a bunch of failed projects?  Your chance is waiting! OK.. so the shantyboat is only $1k.  From Craigslist as of July 2016: $4,500 FOR EVERYTHINGAll OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED Water will rise soon. The houseboat will be an easy hook-upHouse boat 28’/10 ‘, 1975, 50 Horse merc....

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Microshanty: First Time in the Water.

Microshanty: First Time in the Water.

I was pushing it, and I knew it.  I’d been working on my little...

Wes Modes Video

Wes Modes Video

I’ve shared a lot about Wes of late, but I think it is so...

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Wes Modes: Good Article

This is a pretty good article.   The person can write, and makes this...

ANOTHER SHANTYBOAT-FISHING FROM THE SAILBOAT - YouTube.clipular

Another Journey

From YouTube: I had a friend stop by the boat to ask me to...

California artist takes shantyboat down the Tennessee River - YouTube.clipular

Wes Modes Video

A compilation video of part of the shantyboat journey of Wes Modes, Benzy and...

The Problem with Big Boats

The Problem with Big Boats

“Every year, boats are getting bigger and bigger.” Numerous people told me this on...


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