Category: Journal Entry

Anchors Aweigh!

March 3:  The Boatbuilding Basics Workshop is underway!  Two Six-Hour Canoes are under construction and will come together over five consecutive Saturdays. On Saturday, March 10 the two crews got the bottoms on.  On...

Caring for Your Sails and Rigging

To be competitive today a racing sailboat is not rigged with stainless steel cables. Rather it is rigged with composite cables woven from hi-tech fibers such as Kevlar®, carbon, or other proprietary molecules. Jon...

Frank Manley Builds the CABBS Optimist

CABBS Optimist Construction Photos Long-time, big boat sailor, Frank Manley, built a strong, trim Opti using the CABBS Optimist plans and materials sourced at his neighborhood home center. He photographed his progress and donated...