Okay, this is sort of silly, but I couldn’t resist lashing the new 14 foot cartop cat together and paddling it around the bay for a few minutes, a couple of days ago.
I put her together on Slider’s trailer, even though she’s really a cartop boat. The trailer is a more convenient way to [...]
Among the pleasures of owning a little boat are the little improvements you can add from time to time to make the boat more useful, more comfortable, and/or more pleasant to sail.
I’ve added a couple of amenities to Slider recently. One is a new deck tent. I probably haven’t finished this one yet, [...]
Slipper has made a bit of progress toward completion lately. The scraps of cheap lauan underlayment I used are falling apart where they lie on the dirt, so I thought I’d better get some paint on the hulls before they fall apart too.
I think the hulls are modestly graceful, and I might even leave [...]
I should be finishing up Slipper, my little 14′ cartop cat, but lately I’ve been spending too much time doodling up a new boat for the next project. I’m scratching away at a design for a 23.5 foot microcruiser, a trailerable cat with a 16 foot sailing beam and lots of sail. My [...]