Product testing

2020-09-21T18:47:57+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|

We loaded up a stack of boats in the rain and headed up to Utah for recess. We also wanted to see what [...]

Peekaboo finale

2020-09-24T19:55:33+00:00November 20th, 2019|News|

Note to frustrated blog followers who tell me I should post a bit more often--I do put up somewhat more regular snippets on [...]

Day of the Dead

2020-09-24T19:52:34+00:00November 3rd, 2019|News|

Grand Canyon River Guides, our nonprofit gang of boatfolk and fans, has two gatherings each year: the multi-day Guide Training Seminar at Marble [...]

Doryak 1.0 : Peekaboo

2020-09-24T19:49:48+00:00October 29th, 2019|News|

For several years now we've been talking about making the ultimate personal-sized dory--something akin to the classic SportYak that the Belknap clan popularized [...]

The Season Winds Down

2020-09-24T19:44:50+00:00October 20th, 2019|News|

My traveling boatbuilding mania is over for the summer and I got to wind down with a couple great river trips in my [...]

Japanese Shinano River Boat

2020-09-24T18:30:36+00:00September 20th, 2019|News|

The obvious yin to the yang of this summer's Viking boat course would obviously be Japanese River Boat building. So it was off [...]

Big Birthday Parties

2020-09-24T18:37:49+00:00September 20th, 2019|News|

In my limited time back in town I was able to finish off the Bert Loper boat. With my favorite sign painter Vladimir [...]

Grand Canyon Dory in Maine

2020-09-24T18:40:19+00:00September 19th, 2019|News|

Okay, so it's been a while. A massive computer crash, a few river trips, some travel, and life--they kinda get in the way [...]

A Viking Faering

2020-09-24T18:52:41+00:00July 20th, 2019|News|

Cricket headed to Colorado a few minutes after we decked the Loper boat, and the next morning Pat and I flew to Maine [...]

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