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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 being scared -- not one bit. Nobody with good sense ain't scared of whitewater.Humphrey Bogart in The African QueenArchipelagos, by their...
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Wanted: One Daring Rafter

Wanted: One Daring Rafter

Originally posted 2012-02-21 21:26:20.
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A Madcap Boat Scavenging Journey

A Madcap Boat Scavenging Journey

Kai and I took a mad motorcycle trip up the Sacramento Delta to check out a couple of “pontoon boats” that we hoped might make a good foundation for our shantyboat.  They turned out...
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Spore Wars: Winner Takes All

Spore Wars: Winner Takes All

On board, it's Us or Them! Ya know, when mildew took in a Chinese ship, they'd burn 'em.An unsympathetic Friend on hearing us whine.The greatest challenge we face, living aboard, is not the Sea,...
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More from Lifestyle

A Dream Boat?

Marc Ronet Architecture Navale - Projets.clipular (1)

Once again, it is pretty far from a shantyboat, but what a lovely foundation for something we build ourselves. Or, if you have the money, have this designer build one for you.   More Here....
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Lovely Idea…

MAID OF THE MILL - YouTube.clipular

There is something about this video I love. Maybe it’s the clear optimism one can sense in the endeavor.  There’s also a lot of charm in this little boat.   I’m afraid it’s also...
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Shantyboat Inspiration

Hausboot-Funboot Havelsee1 Einweisung - YouTube.clipular

While he is not speaking English, this is a very good tour of a boat that can give you lots of ideas and inspiration.
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Folding Bed/Berth

Hiddenbed Fold-Out Bed and Desk Mechanism - YouTube.clipular

I want this in my next boat! Youtube says… “For more details visit http://www.rockler.com/hiddenbed-fold…. This space-saving system converts your bed to a full-featured desk in only seconds! When you’re ready to work, simply fold...
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Techniques

A Barge in the Making.clipular

Mr. Triloboats Shows Us How…

Dave and Anke of Triloboats fame are finishing up what he calls his final boat build.   I’ve had them over to my house once some time back and they are wonderful and interesting people, living a life I can scarcely imagine… living on a few thousand dollars a year.   Read all about...

Don’t Neglect Your Boat

Don’t Neglect Your Boat

Boats can age too. Maintain your boat’s fitness and don’t let it wreck your retirement By Ear to the Ground – From the Washington State Department of Natural Resources website The love affair between people and their watercraft is legendary. Thousands regularly bring their vessels to the shores of Puget Sound and the lakes of...

And Now for Something Completely Different

Aquapod

Aquapod

From the Web: Hammacher Schlemmer made good on its promise to offer “the best,...

Pods, Pods, Pods

Pods, Pods, Pods

  Thanks to Bob Walker. Check out the pod boats about 1 minute into...

Thailand tests floating homes in region grappling with floods - Yahoo News Canada.clipular

House That is Flood Ready

It’s a bit off topic, but there may be an idea in here somewhere!...


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