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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 [...]

New design challenge from WoodenBoat and Professional BoatBuilder

I like that our friends at WoodenBoat and Professional BoatBuilder have launched the third in their series of design challenges. This one is inspired by the burgeoning raid movement and asks for a “fast expedition sailboat.” It must be a new design after September 1, 2010 and is due on April 29, 2011. The boat [...]

More from the boat design collection of Klaus Schmitt

After our prior post showing off the designs of Klaus Schmitt we got some more to add to the collection. We continue to love what Klaus’ eye and style. Take this launch, which Klaus calls “Pidgeon 21.” Great lines and so much classier for cruising the lake on a nice day.

Another new one [...]

Excellent movie from Raid Sweden

The recent WoodenBoat has a great article on a type of event that is arising – a “raid”, which is a multi-day small boat race/cruise favoring tradition-inspired and naturally-powered craft. Many of these seem to have both oar and sail legs. Sounds very cool.

In a related post on the RudderPost blog WoodenBoat editor [...]