Otte Rosenkrantz

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A salty Jack Russell terrier's story!

Robert and Rosemary Forrester were already cruising on their Oyster 435 ketch, Deusa, when they got a new crew mate – a Jack Russell terrier.<p>The …

Pets

Sailing a Real-Life Viking Ship Across the Atlantic Is Still Hard Work

We talked to the shipbuilder and the captain of the Draken Harald Hårfagre.<p>In the popular imagination, the Viking ship was the scourge of the North Sea, allowing its crew to sack and pillage the British Isles and Normandy. But these ships were also the vessels that brought Viking traders to North …

Sailing

Solo Sailing: UNTIE THE LINES II #47 - Don't Touch Land

1952 George Stadel Ketch "Lark"

by Craig Murray<br>(New Durham, NH. USA)<p>Restoration and repair of "Lark" , a 41' 1952 George Stadel Ketch, built by Herbert Baum in KennyBunkport …

Touring the 200-Square-Foot Sailboat One New York Couple Calls Home

Meet a married couple who gave up a NYC apartment for life aboard a small sailboat<p>Fine and Vidar met, in part, because both love to travel and have adventurous spirits—their travels have taken them to places like Myanmar, Iraq, and Israel. "We've spent the majority of our relationship traveling …

Sailing

'We took everything apart': Boat becomes a charming home after a major makeover

Ahoy, matey!<p>When the new owners of this barge finally took over the ship, they called on architect Yann Coulouarn to perform a complete makeover before they moved in. And he did so beautifully.<p>“We took everything apart, broke it down to its bare structure and even played around with the hull of the …

Sailing

it wasn't ALL about sailing but...

There was a lot more to the Rally than just sail boats, but whenever we got together, these old gaffers just seemed to meander around each other, …

Ngataki Classic Yacht Race

Paynesville Classic Boat Rally

This was the first time I had ever sailed in such crowded and close quarters, and I was encouraged to join in the sail past (race) by our son Tristan …

Introducing: A Thomas Mercer One-Off Marine Chronometer Made To Accompany A Re-Creation Of Shackleton’s Epic Voyage

File this story under “just plain awesome.” Thomas Mercer, a UK-based builder of marine chronometers (yes, there is still such a company) has built a …

The Norwegian Cutter Flekkerøy

Rudder failure – 1,500 miles to sail across the Atlantic without a rudder

<b>When the rudder of his 39-footer broke in mid-Atlantic Patrick Marshall set up a jury rig, with the support and advice of a radio net, and sailed</b> …

Sailing

Tall Ships titles for homemade yawl

A traditional boat built from scratch in a Northland couple's island backyard - they even poured the lead keel and felled the trees themselves - has …

Rob Watt

Panerai British Classic Week Regatta 2013

Makkum

Learning to Do It Yourself

I never used to read how-to articles in sailing magazines. They were too daunting. I might want to build a thingie or fix a whatnot, but a few …

A May-December Media Strategy Could Help Locally Focused Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Sills is an executive in residence at Battery Ventures, where he helps advise portfolio companies on marketing strategy.</i> <i>Battery is an investor in Relay Foods and HotelTonight.</i><p>In Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes easy to focus solely on social and other types of cutting-edge, …