Tag Archives: rowing

My Expedition Wherry – A Review of Sorts

….or Everything’s Coming Up Rosie.   My love of wooden boats goes back to when I was a child in Newfoundland and loved to hang out in my Uncle’s trap skiff with my cousin Derek. Sometimes I would be rowed around by my siblings. Once I tried, without permission, to take her out for a row […]

To Build a Boat (kit) – Last Day

…..or Meet Rosie. On Friday past I turned the last wing-nut, named my boat and launched her. WOW. I don’t even need to blur my eyes to hide the flaws when I stand back and look at her. She’s some boat for sure. Here’s a little of how it went down: I spent the morning installing the rowing unit and getting […]