Since 1978 I have been fortunate to sail wooden boats. In 2006 I set out to find a Drascombe Longboat Cruiser for single-handed expedition sailing. This is the continuing story of how it came to be, our adventures, notes on the maritime world and other things I don't want to forget...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Many Seasons Past

Deadrise Rainbow
© Curt Bowman 2014

On the Wall

Eleanor and I recently returned from Florida where we had a successful showing of our paintings and sculpture at Amiro Art & Design. It is the first time I have shown a selection of my maritime abstract series On the Quay. If you would like to see more of the artwork visit and hold down the Painting tab...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

What Sailors Do

The small craft sailors I know for the most part do one of two things. Go sailing or think about going sailing. It's 30 degrees (F) here today. I'm was just thinking.

And then- this image popped up in my thought...

Tampa Bay

Know what I mean?

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Swamp Wagon

We just returned from a week in Florida. On the way down we stopped at my brother-in-law's in the port town of Brunswick, Georgia. He had a friend there working at the house who lived along the St. Mary's River, the winding border between Florida and Georgia. His vehicle spoke a lot about the Old Florida rarely visited anymore.