Herbert the Boat by Eric Letham Herbert is a Sam Devlin designed Candlefish 16 built out of Joubert marine mahogany using the stitch and glue method. Powered by a 20 horse outboard, it moves along nicely with two to three adults and a load of camping and fishing gear. The boat calls Shuswap Lake home, but has spent some […]
Material to Build Two “Nymph” Canoes – Sold as one Complete Package – Includes: Drawings from Guillemont Kayaks – One Set (Value $90) Wood Strips (Value $600): Sitka Spruce (55 strips) at 1/8” x ¾” x 12’ long Western Red Cedar (54 strips) at 1/8” x ¾” x 12’ long Sapele Mahogany (41 strips) at […]
Our longtime customer David McKenzie sent in some pictures from Pender Island’s Hope Bay Boat Days! He spent the day with the kids building these little gems…
“Not only is she beautiful as boats go with her fine lines, but she is also a fine sailing boat, fast for her size, gentle to handle, and extremely seaworthy. And she is a lucky boat, too, in that her owners have always, somehow, managed to maintain her, repair her, and restore her in such […]
“When a person reaches that time in their life when they possess a rich storehouse of experience and skills in a particular sphere, I believe they are almost duty-bound to pass on that knowledge for the benefit of future generations.” – Tony Grove Master shipbuilder Tony Grove (see Dorothy Sails article above) will be spreading his wealth of […]
Visit Pender Island this June 28th & 29th to experience the Hope Bay Boat Days. A wonderful, family friendly event sure to impress with live outdoor music, kids boat building, rowing races and much more! visit hopebayboatdays.com for more information.