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you get what you need –

– when you need it.Sunset at Gloucester – Winslow Homer Advertisements

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Moby-Dick Marathon

Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of … Continue reading

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Why Wooden Boats

Really enjoyed this article on wooden boats as a reflection of nature’s beauty. Excerpt::: The esteemed biologist Edward O. Wilson invented a word that explains our attraction to the forms of nature: biophilia, which he defined as “the innate tendency … Continue reading

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Hopper Pilgrimage

I think I’d like to get up to DC sometime in June to see one of my favorite paintings at the Corcoran:: Ground Swell by Edward Hopper. I basically attribute my having lived on Martha’s Vineyard for as long as … Continue reading

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When & If

If you’re in the market for a boat, I’d go ahead and start your looking here:: :: or better yet – steer your friend who is looking for a boat in this direction. When & If is a 63 ft … Continue reading

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The Herring Net – Winslow Homer

The life I have chosen gives me my full hours of enjoyment for the balance of my life. The Sun will not rise, or set, without my notice, and thanks.– Winslow HomerA letter to his brother Charles

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Bluenose II Rebuild

Word on the wooden boat circuit is that Bluenose II is being rebuilt this winter, and, well – it’s true. You can watch the rebuild from webcams that have three different angles on the project here, here, and here. The … Continue reading

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