Firestarter Guitarist!

OK, there are no shantyboats in this video. There isn't even any water! But should a shantyboater need to start a fire, here is...

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THIS... is amazing.  If you don't walk away with ideas for your shantyboat after seeing this, well, there is no hope!  I'll just let...

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ESSEX — The Moon Snail slipped down the rollers and into the water for the first time Sunday. About 50 people were on hand to...

Two 8 Foot Shanties on an Adventure

An excellent adventure found on YouTube: "Major adventure playlist. Home-made 8 foot boat traveling the Fjord of Saguenay, Quebec. Thanks for watching! Please click here...

PDR/Adventure Sailing: Building Quiets My Mind

Honestly speaking, I sometimes suffer from rumination, excess thought, often negative.   It's a generations long family curse, but I've made some serious progress on...

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