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HOWB 169 – Ed Sturgeon | Traditional builder, restorer & wooden boat enthusiast

Today’s podcast is with Ed Sturgeon of Surrey, BC. The son of a carpenter, Ed took to boatbuilding after one year of college in Nova Scotia. Sturgeon worked in several boat yards and built homes (including wood framed homes constructed on the beach in Ireland), before starting his own boat building and restoration business – […] […]

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Jim and Melody Carney's Beneteau 360, Imrama. Photos courtesy of Jim Carney.

My Boat | Imrama

For Jim and Melody Carney, the third time was a charm. The couple had raced for years and owned two boats before settling on a 2000 36-foot Beneteau sailboat. They bought Imrama new, and after sailing her for 15 years, still love her as much as ever. She’s homeported in Anacortes. Tell us about your […]

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Helios in Princess Louisa Inlet. Photos courtesy of Bruce Kilen

My Boat | Helios

Bruce Kilen and wife Linda don’t suffer from two-foot-itis. The couple had owned two boats and chartered catamarans in Belize before buying their 49-foot Manta MarkIV catamaran new in 2008. They knew exactly what they wanted and were able to customize Helios to their specifications. They’re planning to sail their boat, currently homeported in Tacoma, […]

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