Author Archive | Dan Mattson

Newly built Core Sound 17 Mk II at the festival. Photo courtesy of Wooden Boat Dan.

Podcast: Highlights of 2018 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is me myself and I recording a podcast about the highlights of this year’s Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival at the Northwest Maritime Center. As usual I had an absolute blast at the festival during the 4 days I was there. Some of the highlights include: Watching Marty Loken receive the Lifetime […]

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Marty Loken’s pilothouse sloop Heather.

Interview | Small Craft Advisors’ Josh Colvin and Marty Loken: SCAMP, New Pram Tender, Heather and more!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview I did with Marty Loken and Josh Colvin during the 2017 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. Marty is now associate editor of Small Craft Advisor magazine and having fun with it :D. We talked about SCAMP; a new 6′ – 8″ pram design; Heather (pilothouse sloop); and lots more […]

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Vixen out cruising. Photo courtesy of Bruce Halabisky.

Interview | The 11-year voyage on Atkin designed Gaff Cutter Vixen

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview I did with Tiffany and Bruce Halabisky during the 2017 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. Tiffany & Bruce spent 11 years sailing around the world on their 34′ Atkin designed gaff cutter Vixen. During the voyage they had 2 daughters (Solianna and Seffa Jane) and the time […]

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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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