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By Mike McCue | Sailing the way it used to be.
Events for 2015
Yellow Island Wooden Boat Race (Saturday May 16)
Questions? Contact Ward Fay (wardfay @ rockisland.com, or 360-376-5581)
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A replica of the warship that carried France’s Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolizing of a historic moment that binds the two nations.
Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original Hermione in 1780 to …
Off to Amazon.ca to order some books on Glued Lapstrake. Picked up:
Did a bit of reading and began to narrow down design choices.
Too many choices, so …
J Class yachts return to the UK to race at the Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta in JulyJ Class yacht Ranger in full flightA …Boats
It is not just the wind and the waves that can play nasty tricks on an ocean-racing yacht. There is also what lies beneath.
The latest reminder of this fact came this month, when the Volvo Ocean Race entry Team Vestas Wind struck something in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean northeast of …Oceans
William Fife III was the third generation in a family of master yacht builders and he was the most prolific. In June of 1929 Fife launched the …Fife
How is it possible for a yacht bristling with the latest technology to hit a well-known reef, as Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Vestas Wind did, with …Boats
Photo by B. Mendlowitz
Join us aboard Agnes to explore the Celtic shores of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and Brittany. We will be sailing to remote anchorages, visiting …
These first three images were taken during construction. We always paint the cabin top and finish the interior before we install the cabin top. That …Boats