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Aug 13, 2014 · With the boat on a mooring, I went to work for two months; working on the new mast, prepping the boat, freelancing as a sailing writer and helping with odd jobs in exchange for welding on the mast. In late May, I moved the boat into the harbor and myself and a hearty crew stepped my new turbo Morgan 27 rig using the rig of a 35-foot race boat.

“Talking Sailing” by Richard Crockett – issue 34

Regarding the Lugger story, don’t forget Webb Chiles. He made it from San Diego to the Canary Islands in one. His book is quite a read. It is interesting to note that he disputes Ant Stewards voyage as being invalid for an open boat because it was decked from the bow to the mast.

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Webb Chiles We've never quite known what to think about sailor and author Webb Chiles, who turned 70 in November. It's impossible to deny his body of work as a sailor. He was the one who broke Sir Francis Chichester's singlehanded non-stop around the world record — and with an Ericson 37 — and has singlehanded (mostly) around the world a ...

THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific THE OPEN BOAT

THE OPEN BOAT Across the Pacific by 'W•Norton & Company New York · THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific by Webb Chiles In reading this for the first time in a quarter century, I am struck by how much the South Pacific has changed in the intervening years. I have returned to most of these places many times since 1979-80, and have been in

Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great

The creative gain of putting to sea Barth foregrounds in his more recent megafiction, The Tidewater Tales, by making the imaginative freedom of sailing the premise of the novel. While offering one of Barth’s finest sailing stories, this novel demonstrates the remarkable metaphorical powers that the seas and other waters bring to his fictions.

The "Open Boat", by Stephen Crane by Ricky Butler on Prezi

Success! A True Story The falling action is when is when the men make it off the boat and ashore. They suceeded in making it to shore. The falling action and is intended to bring the story to a satisfying end. When they reached the shore, they were no longer at battle with the

THE OPEN BOAT

This site, originally set up to promote The Open Boat book has grown to have a life of its own. Anything on Aussie open boat classes that I come across will eventually find its way onto the site. The menu shows a growing number of Pages. Scroll down the More section for a growing list of classes and focus of interest Pages.

Drascombe

1974 Drascombe Lugger "Roamer" sailing East Bay Florida. The word drascombe is also used as a generic term for any boat built to a design by John Watkinson. These include both 'the Drascombe range' build by Churchouse Boats and the 'Original Devon' range produced by Honnor Marine, which is not licensed to use the Drascombe trademark.

Hobie Forums • View topic - Rear mast cradle: What do you use?

My boat came with a mast caddie that has a sticker on it from "Midwest Aquatics". The unit clamps on both the rear cross bar and the mast. Very easy to remove and adjust. I have no idea how old it is (guessing at least 10 years and probably closer to 20 or more), but the caddie seems to be fairly sturdy and everything works great.

Shadows 1 - Webb Chiles - MAFIADOC.COM

SHADOWS/Chiles-1 SHADOWS a novel by Webb Chiles SHADOWS/Chiles-2 I SHADOWS/Chiles-3 1 One morning two boats left a city in the East. It was an unusually logical city, governed under the theories of an American psychologist by a Chinese man educated in England.

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Nov 05, 2011 · I have had 2 boats where I have had to get the mast up and down, both with a single bolt through the mast foot. The First 18 I could easily do it on my own with nothing more than a crutch to lower it into. The 20'er I have a pole from the base of the mast to the end of the forestay and a rope from there down to the bow roller and back to a winch.

The Open Boat: Across the Pacific by Webb Chiles

Sailing a small open boat beats rowing for both speed and route control. The hardships are comparable, but Webb Chiles made his Pacific trip with fewer expedition supplies and fewer logistical hassles than ocean rowers seem to have.

On This Day

On this day August 28th (that’s today!), 1869, three men decided to abandon John Wesley Powell’s expedition to make the first descent of the Colorado River through the unknown depths of the Grand Canyon.

A Speck on the Sea

Francis Brenton, Shane Acton, and Webb Chiles forswore the comfort of the modern world repeatedly so as not to be seduced from their quests for personal fulfillment. There was something about the ocean—the process of sailing and constantly challenging Fate—that made the twentieth-century conveniences that most men seek seem not worth it.

Arwen's meanderings: Dinghy cruising: sailing the lower

Webb Chiles. Such words of wisdom casually encroach on Skipper’s thoughts as he surveys his pilotage notes and assesses the weather around him. From the comfort of his 14’ open boat ‘Arwen’, securely tied on to his favourite yellow mooring buoy at the southerly end of the Saltash Bridge trots; and now substantially fortified by hot tea and cheese and marmite sandwiches, it has not ...

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The perfect boat: what makes an ideal offshore cruising yacht?

Mar 11, 2018 · For example, when a foresail needs to be furled quickly before a squall arrives, the furling line can be wound on the electric winch at the touch of a button, while the other hand can ease the ...

boat suggestion? light, small, blue water potential

Id like to find a small, production, light weight boat with single handed blue water potential. Perhaps something like a smaller Moore 24. Perhaps 20 feet long and 1000 lbs., though even smaller might be OK. Ideas and suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

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~ While I have only read Moitessier's books. I have actually met Webb Chiles in person. Apart from liking boats and sailing, I can't think of two more different personalities. I know you met Moitessier in South Africa, and so by the way did Webb (in Tahiti). Apart from their love of sailing, do you really think they are that alike? I don't see it.

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Drascombe — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

The word Drascombe is a trademark that was first registered by John Watkinson who applied it to a series of sailing boats which he designed and built in the period 1965-79 and sold in the United Kingdom (UK). They comprised the Coaster, Cruiser Longboat, Dabber, Drifter, Driver, Gig, Launch, Longboat, Lugger, Peterboat, Scaffie, Scaith and Skiff, together with a few other one-offs. They have ...

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The Next Beginning: September 2015

I tidied the boat up and dried everything over the next few days then came to Sydney to visit family. My amazing contact, Amber, in the Locum Agency found me work in no time, and in the almost perfect location, a few miles north ...

The Open Boat: Across the Pacific: Webb Chiles: 9780393032680

From the cover of the original hardcover edition: This is the story of possibly the greatest open boat voyage of all time. The first part of what will be a trilogy if the author survives to complete the future legs of his voyage, it is the gripping narrative of a 7,000 mile voyage, alone, across the Pacific in an open, unballasted, eighteen foot yawl weighing only 850 pounds.

Yvan Bougnon's circumnavigation in a beach cat

2013/10/05 · Yvan Bougnon's circumnavigation in a beach cat project Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by Corley, ... Many monoslows have made the trip and Webb chiles did it in an 18' open drascombe Lugger. So the statement of a first of a ...

In mast furler | Sailing Forums, page 1

2018-10-26 · Viewed from the top of the mast, the sail is wound in a clockwise direction around the central rod. So, when viewed from the stern, the sail enters/exits the mast from the starboard side of the mast slot. With the wind on the port side, the sail will tend to bind on the starboard side of the mast slot. Depending on wind strength and amount of ...

Family daysailer vs 2nd Sunfish

2016/06/11 · However, if you want a simple to rig boat that all of you can go out on, something in the C-15, Vanguard 15, or like animals would be good. Plan on a capsize or two here and there. If you can keep the mast up at a club, then a

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Webb Chiles, author of several books on his sailing adventures may be best known to my readers for his near circumnavigation in an open Drascombe Lugger, chronicled in The Open Boa t and which I wrote about h ere. Webb is an intelligent and gifted writer, poet and photographer, and you can access much of his work at his website. Webb has the ...

Ocean Crossing Wayfarer: To Iceland and Norway in a 16ft

"The story is well told and vivid in its description." --Nautical Magazine"Without doubt Frank Dye is one of this century's greatest small boat seamen. Any reader who has been far offshore in bad weather will marvel at the sheer temerity of a man who would attempt …

Sailing icon reflects on trip around world – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Jul 06, 2019 · Sailing icon reflects on trip around world ... Webb Chiles sails Gannet, his Moore 24, from San Diego in February 2014. ... dousing the mast three times in heavy weather and ambling forth in light ...

Latitude 38 Dec. 2012 by Latitude 38 Media, LLC

2012/11/30 · The December 2012 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine. THE LATITUDE 38 INTERVIEW Webb Chiles We've never quite known what to think about sailor and author Webb Chiles, who ...

New Boat 4 Sled - Singlehanded Sailing Society

St. Helena, a isolated island marooned in the middle of the South Atlantic, is on the milk run for many cruisers sailing from Cape Town, South Africa to the Caribbean. Recently, singlehander Webb Chiles briefly stopped at St. Helena aboard his Moore-24 GANNET. https://my.yb.tl/gannet Attachment 2233

The Open Boat Book

The September/October 2018 edition of WoodenBoat Magazine, No.264 has a flattering review of The Open Boat by John Summers. The book is reviewed alongside the new book by John C.North on the Chesapeake Log Canoes which we have been waiting for for a while.

Conversion to Gunter Rig

Mar 16, 2016 · Just read that Webb Chiles had the mast and boom stiffened and upsized the standard rigging on his Moore 24 Gannet. He also added running backstays as he does considerable sailing in strong winds under jib alone. Definitely makes sense.

Extracts from the The Marine Quarterly - Spring 2013

2013/01/01 · Here comes the Spring 2013 issue – Perils of the Sea, but music, boatbuilding and the odd corners of the world where humans meet seals Julian van Hasselt sails in the 1974 Round Britain Race In June 1974 I boarded

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