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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

Falling in Love Again: A story of Missy n Me...

The story of Missy n Me started more than 30 years ago.  30 years.  Where does it go?  It is a simple story about true love.  4,176 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



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

Guideboat just in after Sunset

It’s almost dark out after sunset here at Paul Smiths College in the Adirondacks. The Wooden Canoe Heritage Association meeting had several sleek and original wooden Adirondack Guideboats and this one had just come in at nearly dark. 25 more words