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First Night Design | The Sea, The Sea #Art #Calendar

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends! Here follows a post that has nothing to do with that celebration.

A new calendar for 2016 with this year’s creations based around oceans, beaches and boats. 22 more words

Art & Design

Varnishing the work's dinghy Thwarts

The first coats of thinned varnish, just many more coats of varnish to go.

Now with a few coats of thinned varnish on the thwarts the rich mahogany colour is showing through the varnish.

Boat Restoration

A Bear in a Boat: RYA Level One beginner's sailing course

My latest adventure was a RYA Level 1 course – that is, a sailing course for an absolute beginner and this time I really am an absolute beginner. 1,377 more words

The Activity Blog

Getting Ready to Get Down (the ICW)

Stealing internet from Jared and Jess ( thanks) Past 10 days have been a blur. Moved out of house. Finished dinghy. Set up solar panels, made electricity stuff work. 51 more words


A busy day's work on the Enterprise restoration project.

Now the rubbing strake is on the screw holes have now been plugged with hardwood plugs and is ready to be varnished.

The trasom flaps back in places just need new seals to go round the edges to seal them off when sailing. 79 more words

Boat Restoration

The Coast of Death and Beyond!

Our first anchorage at Muros lay on the Costa da Morte – The Coast of Death! – foreboding enough for a decent headline we feel, even if it is slightly melodramatic for anything experienced while thereā€¦. 1,725 more words