Tips from a Shipwright
  1. Portland Press Herald - 77 years spent on the trappings of Maine lobster 

    For Andy Gove, 84, of Stonington, lobster boat racing is his hobby and fishing his passion.

    Andy Gove has figured out a surefire solution to staying warm while lobstering in the icy waters of Penobscot Bay.

    “I take my long johns off on the Fourth of July,” Gove says, “and put ‘em back on on the fifth.”

  2. Part 5 - Herreshoff 12 1/2 repair - How to laminate the forefoot with epoxy for a wooden boat

    Tips from a Shipwright - In part five Master Shipwright Louis Sauzedde continues his work repairing a leak on the Herreshoff 12 1/2 in his boat shop. In the last video a 4 foot replacement timber was steam bent, but now Lou has decided to laminate the forefoot instead. Follow his method for spreading the epoxy on the laminate and how to clamp the new pattern into shape. The Rhode Island Red is a historic daysailer designed by Nathaniel Herreshoff in Bristol, Rhode Island. Subscribe to Tips from a Shipwright for more videos in this series of wooden boat building tips and tricks. Brought to you by Jamestown Distributors

  3. VIDEO: International 5.6 Mini at the Landsailing World Championship 2014 (July 13-19)

    Scuttlebutt - The 2014 Landsailing World Championship near Austin, Nevada with racing on Smith Creek Playa. Video from the first day of racing for the International 5.6 Mini – a relatively new class that turns heads with its simplicity and rapid worldwide growth.

  4. MainSail series on CNN about the History of the J Class with Shirley Robertson

    Part 1: The return of the sailing icon

    Part 2: The most emotive racing yachts ever built

    Part 3: Is the modern J Class still a classic?

    MainSail with Shirley Robertson [CNN]

  5. Photos: The 23rd Annual WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport

  6. Classic Yacht TV | The Racing Tender

    Classic Yacht TV - The schooner ‘Mariette’ debuts her newly restored racing tender, “Kelpie of Falmouth” in Cornish waters at the 2014 Pendennis Cup. Watch her sailing in this film - an exclusive look at what’s she’s like before she starts her season racing the med this week.

  7. Part 4 - Herreshoff 12 1/2 repair - Steam bending a replacement timber using a plastic bag

    Tips from a Shipwright - Shipwright Louis Sauzedde continues his work fixing a leak on a historic Herreshoff 12 1/2 daysailer named ‘Rhode Island Red’ from Bristol, Rhode Island. In part 4, Lou demonstrates how he used a pattern to create the replacement timber and then how to steam bend that new piece using a plastic bag.

    Watch previous videos - Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 

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  8. Herreshoff S Class at the 2013 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

  9. J Class Association - Superyacht Cup Palma 2014

    Running since 1996, The Superyacht Cup Palma is the longest running superyacht regatta in Europe and attracts many of the most prestigious sailing yachts from all over the world. The regatta is a favourite with yacht owners, friends, captains and crew who visit Palma de Mallorca annually for the 4 day regatta.

    Superyacht Cup

  10. Trailer - Scow: The Zen of Boat Building

    Trailer - Scow: The Zen of Boat Building - a feature length documentary which chronicles the journey of world renown drift wood artist Ted Box, as he attempts to build a 70ft wooden scow schooner on the shores of Martha’s Vineyard.

    [Martha’s Vineyard Productions]