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Never Say Never Again: Another boat project!!

It is said to be a thing of legend…the fights the Fabulous Dorsey’s had!  I’m talking about Jimmy and younger brother Tommy.  Both fiery Irishmen from Pennsylvania…they we’re brother’s who were musical geniuses.  3,367 more words


A long way from open water

So it’s 2017 and here I am writing in the dark by the Hillsborough River at the oldest shipyard in America. The interstate buzzes in the distance, the loudest thing in the shipyard is a dripping hose and my iPhone playing electric jazz reminiscent of the late 1990s. 2,058 more words

New Year

Wine flu on New Year’s Day prompted a leisurely explore of the boat in the cold and wet. With a rain squall on the horizon we decided to use the afternoon to see if the gas worked, the hob worked, the lights worked and the woodburner worked! 232 more words

Bowls, Boats, and Baby!

Happy Monday everyone!

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday with family and friends and a relaxing weekend that followed. Things here at the shop have been in full swing! 104 more words


The Summer Wind: The End of the season, and a new boat...

Well…it’s been a year.  Hard to believe really!  Much has been going on and I’ve wanted to get back to this business of blogging.  I hated that I’d left it on what some could consider a sour note…the last post…that is. 1,599 more words



Seven gun ports will be sited in the first run of planking on each side of the model. It’s easier to mark their exact position now than it will be when all the first layer of planking is complete as there are more visible bulkheads to take measurements from. 208 more words