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’round the blogs – great stuff from elsewhere in the traditional boat blogosphere

It has been far too long (we do I always find myself starting this way? SIGH) since we here at Chine bLog highlighted the great posts others have offered the world regarding wooden / traditional boats. Yes, believe it or not, Chine bLog is NOT the only source. Really. It’s true. If you haven’t discovered [...]

Traditional boats of Spain and great adventures: The Invisible Workshop

Gavin over at intheboatshed pointed us to The Invisible Workshop, a nice blog run by a Brit living in Catalonia, Spain. The author, Ben, built a boat, ONAWIND BLUE, to Gavin’s Light Trow design. Ben seems to camp-cruise the boat around the Western Mediterranean. We are eager to understand how he has formed this [...]

Friendship Sloop chatter in the blogosphere

Courtesy of Gavin over at intheboatshed and his recent discovery of YouTube [ ;^) ], we now see that Ted at Dovetails has posted a nice video of his Friendship Sloop sailing in a brisk Westerly off mid-coast Maine. The page includes some nice profile drawings and photos as well – its a heck of [...]

Beautiful sailing canoe via intheboatshed

Our friend Gavin at intheboatshed highlighted a beautiful Iain Oughtred sailing canoe today. Definitely worth a look.

Inspired? Heck yeah!

Gavin at found this set of camp-cruisers. Gavin writes:

Take a look at these photos – I can’t imagine how anyone could look at them without feeling inspired.

Done. I’m inspired. This is a good find – follow Gavin’s lead here.

Many thanks to WoodenBoat for the recent plug

So I was merrily flipping through the latest issue of WoodenBoat recently when I turned the page and was greeted by an article entitled “Boat Blogs.” Great, I thought, glad to see they are covering this… but what are the chances… Well, lo and behold, they we are – Chine bLog making the pages of [...]

The blog we now aspire to be:

In browsing my web stats tonight I discovered a new referrer that peaked my interest: “Hmm – what could that be?” I thought and promptly checked it out. And, lo, I came upon the mother of all wooden boat blogs I have had the pleasure to run across. If you like this blog, you [...]