Archive | Boats


My Boat | Row Bird

There certainly is something beautiful about a simple boat that is propelled only by the wind or the person rowing her. For Three Sheets contributor Bruce Bateau, that’s how it goes aboard his Iain Oughtred designed Arctic Tern. Row Bird, as she is affectionatly known, is a 2012, 18-foot open row and sailboat that is homeported in Portland, […]

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My Boat | Belldandy

Like many sailors, for Steve Allwine all it took to fall in love with sailing was that first lesson. Since then, he learned to sail on the Salish Sea and when the right boat came along, he snapped it up. Steve and family’s 2002 Hunter 326 Belldandy is the perfect boat for their coastal cruising adventures […]

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Power made easy: Airship’s electrical upgrades

Before our 5-month trip up the Inside Passage to Alaska aboard Airship, we did some major upgrades to Airship’s electrical power system. Now, after five solid months on the boat – mostly away from marinas, here is a summary of how the system performed, what we learned, and what our “ideal” power system might look […]

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