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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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Adventure Sailing: Tiny Galley

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Tomorrow my plans will finally arrive from MacNaughton for the Silver Gull 19, but I’ve spent dozens of hours day dreaming, I mean, planning some of the details ahead of time. Macnaughton says, “The...
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Flipping Boats

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From a series on Animal Planet: When one family asked for a boat that would offer tons of fun and “quality time,” Edwin and team very literally delivered. Check out this masterpiece of a...
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Shantyboats of the Czech Republic

Shantyboats of the Czech Republic

A few videos of the many and varied Shantyboats of Lake Orlik:   Thanks to ShantyboatLiving.com reporter Dan Hohman.
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Day 4 – Hubs and Struts – June 20th, 2013

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Slept in late today.  Every muscle ached when I went to bed.  Developed a cough (upper respiratory infection from breathing in sawdust last week) and when I cough, my back spasms.  I am so old. Hit the...
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Caboose Camper

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A bit of design inspiration from YouTube.  
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And Now for Something Completely Different

RC Canal Boat

RC Canal Boat

Well… the idea of spending good money building a radio controlled English canal boat is pretty far from the “shantyboat” mindset, but let’s chalk this up to plain old fun. And while we are at it… an RC Plane landing on a vacation style houseboat, too.  

For Sale:  Shanty on the Hard!!

For Sale: Shanty on the Hard!!

TinyHouseListings.com says:   For Sale – $19,500 – Do you love boat life? This is a boat conversion like non other. 1968 Owens cabin cruiser restored on land. No utilites involved. Rain water is collected and used for exterior use. Nearby spring used for interior water. Solar panels, wood stove, and propane used for other...

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Shantyboat Trip on the sloughs

I spent a few days out on my shantyboat exploring the sloughs near Everett...

A PREDDYGOODOINK: Setting Anchor Engineless, Absent Wind

A PREDDYGOODOINK: Setting Anchor Engineless, Absent Wind

A well set anchor is a good night's sleep.   Wind? Any Fool can sail...

River Tour Continues

River Tour Continues

From MuscatineJournal.com: MUSCATINE, Iowa — California artist Wes Modes and his Australian cattle dog Hazel...

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I Dream of a House Punt

It’s a wonderful happenstance when a dream about boating meets its match in a beautiful design...

At the Races: Running Narrows Without an Engine

At the Races: Running Narrows Without an Engine

EEEEEEE! ha?Photo of Sergius Narrows  by Richard Nelson(Check him out!)I don't blame you for...

Off the Grid from Tesla

Off the Grid from Tesla

Tesla is taking on the power companies, with plans to sell off grid power...


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