OK, not really an Atlantic crossing in the normal sense. A boat left adrift off Nantucket is found 3 years later in Spain. Outboard motors still attached, some gear still aboard.
The stories it could tell…
Congratulations to Dutch teenager Laura Dekker on completing her solo voyage around the world. Quite an accomplishment for a 16 year old. Quite an accomplishment for anybody 🙂
Some really nice kayaks and plans here. They have some plans and designs available for free download, including this slick 3-sheet design, the Ganymede.
There is something especially wonderful about being out on the water in a small wooden boat. The glow of the wood underscores the beauty of your surroundings in a way no other material can achieve. If there is one thing that can make this experience better, it is building that small wooden boat yourself. Guillemot Kayaks specializes in providing this experience to boaters worldwide.
Nick Schade’s boat designs are appreciated and built worldwide. His work has been featured in major magazines, awarded significant prizes, and has found a place in major museums. But most importantly Nick’s boats are at home on the water.
We had a link to BoltDepot.com before which showcased some of their charts and reference materials. They have continued to expand their offerings.
These free printouts could be very handy if you’re trying to identify that unknown bolt or screw.
These ‘lay-over’ charts let you quickly identify fastener types and dimensions by simply matching up your fastener with the printout. The printable fastener tools series also includes general charts and tools for identifying and measuring fasteners, including a ruler and thread gauge.