A business contact of mine pointed me to an interesting article in USA Today –no,really,USA Today –on the shortage of boatbuilders in Maine. Apparently there are a number of factors driving the trend,but it threatens one of the hotbeds of boatbuilding –especially the classic kind we like here at [...]
I recently got back from a trip to San Diego for a wedding [side note:aside form the perfect weather,pleasant scenery,laid back lifestyle,and ubiquitous water sports,what IS the big deal about this town? ;^) ]. We were in a nice hotel on the harbor,but decided not to pay up [...]
It’s always nice to find a new blog in our little space on the old web. Welcome,then,to our new Italian friends at Sibma Navale Italiana,a wooden boat building / boat restoration shop on,as best as I can tell,the Italian Riviera. Given that seems to be where TONS of key restoration [...]
I was just browsing the site for Gannon &Benjamin,an amazing yard on Martha’s Vineyard. Mr. Benjamin,who,if you glace at his stuff on the site,is worth some attention,had this to say:
QUESTION:What is a classic yacht?
ANSWER:by Nathaniel P. Benjamin
After more than thirty five years of continuous [...]