Tag Archives: Lake Erie

More spar making

Man – what a beautiful Feb day in Cleveland. It seems to be a trend going here – maybe spring is really here 🙂 Of course I worked in the shop all day making the new mast. It is fully … Continue reading

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Messin with the mizzen

It was a nice day today – for February 6th – in Cleveland – I raised the new main sail on some halfassed spars, and then tried out the mizzen in the same halfassed way. Nothing permanent – just seeing … Continue reading

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New Year and a new sail

New sail for the gunning dory this year. I got my Sailrite sail kit all stitched up. I ordered the Shellback dinghy kit. It is just the right size to replace the lateen I used this past season. The sail … Continue reading

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She’s just swell…

Took Lark out on Lake Erie this morning. No sailing this time – rowing and fishing. The weather was calm and there was a 3 – 4 foot swell on the lake. It turns out that was nothing to worry about. … Continue reading

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