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14 dead as wooden boat carrying migrants capsize

A wooden boat crammed with migrant workers who were headed
back to Indonesia capsized Thursday off Malaysia’s western coast, leaving at least 14 people dead, a maritime official said. 169 more words

Welcome to Bruny Island, let's go day sailing together really soon!

Imagine sailing on the 32ft bespoke wooden yacht Unique of Hobart, crafted from beautiful Tasmanian timber around the coastline of Bruny Island. Enjoy the scenery of the… 41 more words


International Yacht Restoration School

I felt like I was trespassing. Restoration Hall at the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport, Rhode Island, is often buzzing when school is in session, but it was empty on this Saturday in early June. 481 more words


A nose-job for Gnu Gnu

Some old drainpipe and a wallpaper-stripper made a surprisingly effective steam-bender, even if the pipe is now banana shaped. Once dry, the three ash laminates will be glued together then shaped to form the inner stem, to which the ends of the strip planks will be fixed. 11 more words


Steam Punked!

The first half of this update is nothing more than a re-hash of what I said in the last post. When I left off last time I had one properly bent chine stringer and one broken. 447 more words

Positioning canoes

This is for Photrablogger’s Mundane Monday #21, positioning. Everyday things.

Really I am cheating because nothing at the lake seems mundane and it all seems gorgeous…. 6 more words


Sea fever

I’ve fallen in love with an old wooden boat. An expensive old wooden boat, berthed an ocean away from where I live. I don’t know what to do. 1,254 more words