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Sanding the foreboom.

Young hands, old boat: High school students get hands-on experience aboard Adventuress

For an hour-and-a-half each Tuesday and Thursday, Port Townsend High School students in Kelley Watson’s Maritime Manufacturing class get a rare opportunity: the chance to stand up, stretch their limbs and take part in hands-on learning in their high school woodshop and aboard the 103-year-old schooner Adventuress. Since the beginning of the school year, they’ve […]

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‘Tiny Floating Homes’

I am proud to announce the publication of my second book! The title, “Tiny Floating Homes – Turn a neglected boat into a comfortable tiny home”, pretty much sums it up. Here is an excerpt from the book’s introduction to explain in a little more detail what the book is about: This book is written […]

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Joshua’s fresh new transom

A mild fall and winter last year made for decent outdoor work from October 2014 to the end of January 2015.  We had frequent visits from Bill who was active in the work and encouraged progress.  I personally enjoyed Bill’s visits to the office, marked with humor, stories, and musings.  Andy, I and the shop […]

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The next chapter: Our new boat

A couple of days before Christmas we finally moved aboard our new boat. It took us a while to figure out what we wanted to do after selling Camille a year and a half ago. We considered buying a house with some land, traveling by land, moving to Europe, etc. We came back up to the Pacific Northwest to […]

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