Yearly Archives: 2011

A Victorian Replica


The notion of a small, beamy, ballasted centerboard boat with heavy scantlings is nearly heretical. “It’s a pig looking f… read more

Journey with Orion


Those who visit my 57’ wooden yawl Orion quite often comment on her fine details, such as the bronze hardware that has work… read more

Inuvialuit Qayaq Project


Last year, as the result of being awarded the CWB Ed Monk Scholarship, I made a 10-day excursion to the community of Inuvik, … read more

A Parting of the Stay


As a young man Art Nilsson snagged a deckhand spot on board the 108’ deep ocean ketch Atlantis, a Woods Hole Oceanographic … read more