Wa’apa Sailing Canoe

It pleases me greatly to be able to say that the build has begun.  A Gary Dierking designed Wa’apa sailing canoe, a take-off of the old Hawaiian three-board canoes that were being built here shortly after milled planks began to show up.  I will be making a few modifications to Gary’s design, which he tends…

Drifting Son gets a sail.

Having developed this fascination for sailing years ago, I can’t believe that only today did I have my first ever step into a sailboat! And not only that, but my first launch, my first day of singlehanding, my first tacks, and my first beach landing. Only thing missing was my first capsize, but I came…

Finally!

I guess we’re back now- don’t get me started on what happened, mostly ’cause I’m not even sure myself. But hopefully I’ll have something interesting for you later- like my new sailboat….