"El Galeón Andalucía" is the only galeón class vessel in the world sailing today. She is currently on the Sail to Sunny Fort Lauderdale 16th Century Ship Tour. This ten city, five state tour of the United States will span five months ending in Fort Lauderdale where the ship will be featured in the Winterfest Boat Parade on December 13th.
A report from the second day of the British Classic Yacht Club regatta
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Beau Lake Builds Yacht Toys with Heritage in Mind.
The Canadian company's water toys are created with designs and materials inspired by classic boats. Lee Kline was aboard a friend’s hacker-craft, trying to imagine what its classic wooden styling might look like flattened into a paddleboard shape. Paul Lavoie was staring at a lake full of pedal boats, wondering why they were such ugly, plastic eyesores. Together, the men founded Beau Lake, with the goal of bringing elegance to the world of water toys. They created the company in November…
Water Ballast and other Fuckery
I am looking to change my water ballasted boat system. I currently have a Jim Young design 6m with 700 lbs water ballast in one tank and a 60 lb centreboard, shaped as they were in the day. I want to be able to completely remove this water ballast for light air and also for easier rowing this boa...