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Sun Tui II

Sun tui is back in the water and has been out three times. I miss my father but have taken her out with my daughter and with friends. 7 more words


Sun Tui

Sun Tui, my father’s boat and now mine, is back in the water. Two weeks ago today. Another boat ran into her and broke a chain plate and bent a stay last summer, just when I was thinking of sailing. 460 more words


Obsessive antique wooden boat photography collecting

For the past three years I have been collecting old wooden boat photographs. I scour ebay and etsy, as well as spend hours thumbing thru boxes at junk and antique stores . 60 more words


Photo gallery

Finally, after all these years, some images of the boat beating to windward! About 9-10 knots of wind, pretty ideal conditions singlehanded, she’s rapidly overpowered with a little more wind, and, with no reeefing points rigged I have to get more crew weight on board once the breeze is up above 15) Taken by a friend, July 27, 2011… 204 more words


'Arinda' the 28' Randall design planked in huon pine

She came out of the water looking beautiful, but unfortunately had some movement under the mast step. It was found that some fasteners were severely corroded or non existent. 35 more words


'Larapinta' 38' William Atkins inspired ketch

Built in 1945 ‘Larapinta’ has twice circled the globe. We completed works below the waterline, removing copper tingles for inspection and re-caulking with oakum.