Thursday, March 31, 2016

Images of Tahiti

Bora Bora

Tahaa

Tahiti

Some photos taken from a Tahitian Facebook page:

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Crosby Cup Regatta at Iluka Bay, Australia

The annual Crosby Cup Regatta was held at Iluka Bay, Australia, on Saturday, 19th of March, 2016 at Iluka Bay. Sailing in vessels are made from roofing, bamboo and rubber and some are capable of hitting 10–12 knots in the right conditions.


Photos and info are taken from The Daily Examiner.  Read the full article and watch a video here.


Friday, March 18, 2016

Coromandel Harbor, New Zealand

Yes, my friends, Coromandel, New Zealand really does look like this all year round.  Dennis and his stretched double outrigger Ulua "Hikurangi" came by to visit the other day.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Around the Backyard Boatyards

 Andrew Osborn in New Zealand ready to launch his Wa'apa.

Jon Van Vuren's Ulua ready to go in Florida.

 Guy Davis has completed the planking on his 27' stretched Ulua in Hawaii.

Tom Raiss has his Ulua molds set up in Brazil.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Roller Reefing and Furling the Ulua Sail



Stewart Jackson in Australia demonstrating the roller reefing and furling system on his Ulua.