Category Archives: Colinism

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CT River Boatyard

I drive by here once in a while and look at what’s left of a small working boat yard along the CT river in Cromwell CT. Based on the old sign it appears it was once called the Adams Henry … Continue reading

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Funny Were in the sailboat being passed at about 1:20 on the video. Isn’t tech great.

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Mystic Seaport Antique Marine Engine Expo

This is a bit late. But this summer My father son and a friend headed down to mystic for the annual Engine expo. The Mystic Seaport which is a lovely place to visit any time is made more special during … Continue reading

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Customer Service Shout Out

Recently I finished redoing a bathroom in my house. We purchased a value priced faucet for the bathroom from Home dept. The faucet was made by American standard. About a month after installation I noticed a leak under the sink. … Continue reading

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Things I didn’t know: Hatteras 65 Sailyacht

While cruising the web for info on an older Hatteras yacht info I found out Hatteras built a 65′ sail boat (almost a motor sailor less pilothouse.) Reviewing a bit further on the web it looks like they don’t sail … Continue reading

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Book review: Nature of Boats

Lets try a new feature for today. Book review of Dave Gerr’s book, Nature of Boats. Well just to be clear before we get into it I love this book, I can grab it flip thru it and always find … Continue reading

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2009-2010 Maine boatbuilders show pictures

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Inflatable Boat Materials

Inflatable boat Materials (The Hypalon PVC debate) In this article I will try to outline some of the strengths and weakness of the two materials most commonly used in inflatable boat construction as well as talk about several other materials … Continue reading

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Garage journal

I have added a link to the Garage Journal in the links section. This is an awesome site for anyone looking to set up a workshop. The forums provide a ton of inforamation and there is huge number of users … Continue reading

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If your like me despite playing with small boats you probably have a love of gadgets. which is run By Ben Ellison is an excellent sited devoted to Marine electronics his Blog is one of the most in depth … Continue reading

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