Monday, December 26, 2016

Ten Week Wonder




A prodigious  builder has created this fifty nine foot work of art in ten weeks (putting the rest of us to shame).   Built specifically for the Route du Rhum single handed transatlantic race, it is still not certain if it will be accepted for the race .   See more photos and info here.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Raptor 16 For Sale



John Slattebo has a used carbon Raptor 16 for sale. $3900. 
 Contact John at:  slatts116@gmail.com

 This is a sister ship sailing in the UK.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Ocean Keepers

From the Fiji Times: 
When master navigator Jiujiua Bera first saw the Disney's animated movie Moana at its premier in Damodar Cinema early this month, the 51-year-old cried.
The Moce, Lau Islander said he instantly remembered times when he and his 15 siblings navigated through the open waters of Fiji, with his father Jimione Paki on the traditional double hull canoe (drua in the iTaukei language) which his family built.

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