A classic design from the 19th century
Sharon and Paul LaBrie celebrated their first wedding anniversary with a canoe trip on Maine’s Narraguagus River. For years they paddled an aluminum canoe but in the 40th year of their marriage they worked with canoe guru Jerry Stelmok to build the canoe they had always wanted, an E. M. White Guide.
A craft for many purposes
In a country riddled with thousands of interconnected lakes, it’s no surprise that rowing would be a time-honored tradition. The glued-lapstrake Saajuu 470 is a modern take on workboats once rowed by Finland’s farmers, fishermen, and loggers.
The journey of a dory from logging to launching
Charles Johnson’s adventure begins with harvesting trees that have grown in the woodlands in his home state of Vermont, and in the years that follow, he gathers both wood and wisdom from friends who help him on his way to launching NONA BELLE.
Armor against airborne arthropods
In bug country you can protect your skin and your sanity with clothing instead of chemicals.
Norwegian tillers—they're not just for faerings. They'll go where the helmsman goes and free up space in the stern. Depose your conventional tiller and reoccupy your sternsheets!
Cleaner clamps and faster clamping
Clamps coated with epoxy from gluing jobs soon become useless but there's a quick way to get them fully functional again.
A customized Caledonia yawl
Five years in the making, it was part of a Wisconsin man’s 10-year plan to prepare himself for retirement, but before he could get started on the yawl he had to build a bigger garage.