Kirby paints are made here in the US. Kirby paints have been around since the 1800,s. If your ever in New Bedford Mass go take a look at where the paints are made and meet the owners. I use them both on boats and in my home. They do exceptionally well on the hulls andContinue reading “Kirby paints on a Herreshoff sailing boat”
When we came in from our Atlantic crossing this is where we first landed. It’s the perfect protected spot. When you get the energy to pump up your dingy and ride ashore, you are greeted by two pubs, plenty of drink and usually a warm fire. Mostly second homes litter this beautiful snug harbour. AContinue reading “Crook Haven Ireland”
Castle town bear is a small port but is irelands second most important fishing port. We anchored snugly in the harbour and spent three days walking town, Dunboy castle and the back roads of town. We never found the stone circle. People here were super friendly and have a great love for there surroundings. WeContinue reading “Castletown Bear and Glengarif Ireland”
Plenty to do here in Kinsale. The yacht club is most excellent with showers, laundry and great food. The people here are really genuine. On our first days travel I met a gypsy who settled down to raise horses, an ex real estate salesmen who sold out and became a fisherman, and a young manContinue reading “Kinsale Ireland – Sailing SW Ireland”
While in India last year, I came across boatbuilding in MANDVI Gujarati.
I started my exploration into green wood woodworking a few years back. Here are accumulated works of art in greenwood.
First we found rotten wood under the teak decks on the port side. This project set us back a full month in our schuduled departure date for the crossing. A bit stressful as we had crew and hurricane season approaching. Waiting an extra day in Provincetown to finish shopping and fueling up cost us 5Continue reading “CROSSING THE ATLANTIC ONE FUCK UP AT A TIME”
DIY Teak Deck Restoration
After two months of determined work we are almost ready to hit the high sea. It has been a long time dream for both Julien and I to cross the pond in our own boat. Little did I know the amount of energy it would consume. I am tired, frazzled & worn. To view ourContinue reading “TIGER MARU is heading to sea”