building a Timberpoint Sloop knockabout

Julien can’t let go of this youth. He sailed this sweet knockabout as a teenager from the great South Bay Long Island to the Bahamas. Social distancing enabled Julien to get on it. Julien has decided to build a cold molded version. It will be a trailered boat that will not be effected by theContinue reading “building a Timberpoint Sloop knockabout”

Scilly Isles Sailing

We can’t say enough about the beautiful coast of Cornwall and Devon. But then we arrived in the Scilly isles with pure water, seaweed low tides and silky sand we thought we were back in the West Indies. So many islands to explore here, 30 miles off lands end- UK s most western point. AllContinue reading “Scilly Isles Sailing”

Sally B, David Sycamore & Christina

They caught our short lines. Made fast my uncleated breast line. Frantically pulling in tiger maru who was running down currant on a pontoon in the harbor entrance of Douarnenez. We were tired from our crossing and the Ushant shipping lane that crossed the Brittany coast and English Channel. Thanks to david and Christina weContinue reading “Sally B, David Sycamore & Christina”

Castletown Bear and Glengarif 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”

Kinsale Ireland – Sailing SW 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”

CROSSING THE ATLANTIC ONE FUCK UP AT A TIME

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”

TIGER MARU is heading to sea

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”

Dinner Guest- Joe Carini

Originally posted on Wickham Boyle: Writer, Blogger, Dreamer and all around capable person:
*published in Aspire Metro Magazine on 29 July 2015 Sought after for their artistic design, elegant materials and traditional hand weaving methods rarely utilized in modern carpet making, Carini Lang’s carpets grace the homes of bold-faced names such as Stephen Spielberg, Beyonce and…

STORM SANDY SALVAGED OAK BECOMES TIMBER FRAME HOME

http://https://vimeo.com/122190885 When sandy blew thru the Hudson Valley in 2012 a few 100 year oaks parted way with the earth. Julien and I had to mill them up for timber in our new addition. We called in Johnny who worked them down the hillside with his bob cat. Then he transported them to an AmishContinue reading “STORM SANDY SALVAGED OAK BECOMES TIMBER FRAME HOME”