April 2023 Archives - Small Boats Magazine

We profile Selway Fisher’s canoe-yawl Lillie and Gig Harbor Boat Works’ 14’ Whitehall. Phil Boyer traverses Ontario’s Trent-Severn Waterway, in both directions, with his solar-powered catamaran. A worm-drive winch at the heart of a DIY garage lift system for a canoe provides an exceptional measure of ease and safety. For our gear reviews we put an underwater video system and a heated seat cushion to the test. Our editor recalls racing aboard an 1882 Chesapeake log canoe and our Reader Built Boat is an outboard skiff for a Puget Sound family.