Author Archive | Dan Mattson

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HOWB 201 – Interview | Karl Kruger, first ever R2AK finisher on a SUP

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Hooked on Wooden Boats (HOWB) podcast is an interview I did with Karl Kruger of Kruger Escapes during the 2017 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. Karl is the first person to finish the 750 mile R2AK on a SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board). He completed the unassisted paddle in 14 […]

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HOWB 196 – Interview | Andrew Breece, Publisher of WoodenBoat Magazine – Boating Highlights, Magazine Fun

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview I did with Andrew Breece Publisher of WoodenBoat Magazine during the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. We talked about Andrew’s youth of boating, how he landed his job at WoodenBoat, and what’s happening at the Magazine today. Click on the green player button above to listen to the […]

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It was a beautiful and foggy day opening the Festival this year. Photo courtesy of Wooden Boat Dan.

HOWB 195 – Highlights of 2017 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival by Wooden Boat Dan

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is a recording I made on September 10 after attending the 2017 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. I discuss the highlights of the Festival (for me) and the fun people I interviewed for the podcast. Click on the green player button above to listen to the full podcast […]

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2016 Port Townsend Festival Display. Photo by Wooden Boat Dan.

HOWB 194 – Interview | Founder of Pygmy Boats on paddling, boat design and more

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is a recording I did with John Lockwood of Pygmy Boats at the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. John and I talk about his recent world travels, SUPs, boat designs and other eclectic topics. Click on the green player button above to listen to the full podcast interview. Read […]

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Interview | Lin Pardey on why wooden Boats are the best for cruising & Taleisin’s Tales book release

Today’s podcast is a recording I did with Lin Pardey at the 2016 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. We touched on a variety of topics including “Why wooden boats are great cruising boats”, the sale of Taleisin, and other fun stuff. Lin has just released her new book – Taleisin’s Tales – Sailing towards the […]

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HOWB 189 – Interview | Rich Johanson of Philbrick Boats and NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding

Today’s podcast is a recording I did with Rich Johanson at the Pocket Yacht Palooza in June 2016. Rich is a graduate and now employee of the NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding, and the proud owner of Philbrick Boats! Philbrick boats was founded in 1934 by Don Philbrick with the mission of building gorgeous wooden powerboats. […]

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