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By Mike McCue | Sailing the way it used to be.

SEA HAWK- A Concordia Yawl

Glued Lapstrake

Off to 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 UK

A highlight of the summer season in the Solent this year will be the return of the J Class. The J Class Association has confirmed that at least of …


HUSSAR is an Aage Nielsen yawl built in 1965 by R.A. Newman and Sons of Poole, England. #Woodenboat #Yawl #BuzzardsBay #Sailing #AageNielsen #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

PROCYON | Fishers Island 31 | Built 1929 by Herreshoff of Bristol #herreshoff #FishersIsland31 #Classic #Yacht #Sailing #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

PROCYON Fishers Island 31 | Built 1931 #Herreshoff #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

In Ocean Races, Some of the Biggest Perils Can’t Be Seen

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 …


Stephens Waring 50 ft Spirit of Tradition daysailer

Belle Aventure

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 …

Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas

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 …




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 …


Building a custom wood sailboat, the 25' Black Skimmer

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 …

Baltic Classic Yacht Circuit Swedish East Coast 2011

3 Vesheda being craned in at Shamrock Quay

Bar Harbor. "Margaret Todd" — a four mast, red sailed, 151' schooner.

John F Kennedy addresses the 1962 America' Cup dinner

The 65m schooner Adix, currently undergoing an eight-month refit at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth. Her deck house is being redesigned and she'll be fitted with new generators and main engine. The J-Class yacht Lionheart is also at Pendennis for her five-year survey work programme

A few miles with Pen-Duick...