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Two of the Edensaw Boatbuilding Challenge team member winners out for the first sail. Photo courtesy of Nathan Nelson.

Interview | Gini Wilson, Nathan Nelson NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview with Nathan Nelson and Gini Wilson at the 2018 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival at the Northwest Maritime Center. Nathan and Gini discuss their participation in the 2018 PT Festival Edensaw Boatbuilding challenge and their upcoming journey to Hobart Tasmania Australia to be part of Team USA (along with […]

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Jamie and Behan Gifford give a presentation at the Seattle Yacht Club. Photo courtesy of Sailing Totem and Kevin Baerg.

Speaking near you! Inspiration from the globe-girdling crew of SV Totem

Local Pacific Northwest sailors turned world cruisers, Behan and Jamie Gifford are back in Puget Sound and are sharing a spectrum of experiences from their 10-year circumnavigation aboard their Stevens 47, Totem. They have a series of presentations lined up for September before heading back to Totem in Mexico and each one will be unique. Storytelling is […]

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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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Pendrell Sound for 5 days

Pendrell Sound is one of those places I almost don’t want to write about – I’m afraid raving about how much we love it will make more people go and it will become crowded. But I know realistically this is nothing to worry about – because everybody already knows about it, and there’s plenty of […]

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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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