When you buy a boat from Bryan Boatbuilding you not only get a fine quality boat but you support a tradition of hand tool use and a way of life which we feel leads to a better world.
Neat little designer and builder geared around fine workmanship, handcrafting and doing things a simpler way. Make sure and check out some of the old, still used power tools on his shop page.
Pro-Tech Marine is a full line marine electronics dealer specializing in onboard computer, LCD displays, satellite imaging, tactical performance and charting software.
Check out the videos on their "Keel-cam" page. Kind of slick.
I’ve long had a real love/desire for Buehler’s Diesel Duck designs and have followed the building of many of them. Pro-Tech Marine did the following video "walk throughs" that you might enjoy.
And this last one lets you really see the inside:
Any and everything maritime… not just fishing supplies, but many other boating and other outdoor activities gear.
Just wanted to wish all my U.S. readers a very Happy Thanksgiving… and if this is a holiday anywhere else, my best wishes to you also.
Regardless of location, its always a good day to remember things that we should be thankful for, and people that we should tell them how much they have helped us.
An article with a neat included "info-graphic" of this "largest cruise ship in the world".
We’ve had SubmarineBoat on here before, but I wanted to point out this page on sandblasting. Some good, basic details to help you understand the process and the basic terms and tools.
Missed the deadline for entry, but this is an interesting thought exercise, and the results might be something to watch.
The Scenario: You’re an experienced and avid open-ocean kayaker, setting off early from your favorite coastal launch point for a restorative and invigorating day on the water. You’ve checked with the Weather Channel and the National Weather Service, and both have predicted sunny weather, slight clouds, and virtually no wind. So, after donning some sunblock and checking your gear and supplies, you’re off.
You wake up with limited supplies, having been washed out to sea. What do you do?
Lincoln Electric has a email newsletter that includes personal "I Did It" type stories. The latest issue covered Tuesday’s Child, a nice looking 42 foot boat built by Wayne Wardle and his wife.
Check out more pictures including the brass band that played at the launch.
p. 48, Issue #4, 2009.
DIY Boat Owner magazine.
Made the big time now 🙂 They were kind enough to do a one page about my V28 build, including pictures and everything. Neat.
Mad Marinerâ„¢ owns DIY Boat Owner and I do write paid articles for Mad Mariner’s online magazine.