BLACKBIRD progress

After a 16 year restoration BLACKBIRD is rigged and finally ready to sail.  Spartan on the inside but not so much that she can't be sailed.



ISSUMA completes circumnavigation of the Americas

On May 24, 2016 Richard Hudson crossed his 2008 outbound track to complete a circumnavigation of the Americas in ISSUMA.  Follow his blog here

Woodenboat Show

2016-06-24 09:00
2016-06-26 05:00

Old and not-so-old salts from the American Schooner Association will be welcoming new members.  Come on by to share stories and find out what's new in the world of old boats.

The 2016 Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

2016-09-05 18:00
2016-09-08 20:00


2016 America'a Schooner Cup

 America’s Schooner Cup - San Diego - 2016

Are those grey haired owners of the old Grey Ladies being replaced?

Petitt Filler Stains for Varnishing Mohagony

As some of you may have noticed, the standby standard filler stains produced by Pettit and later V-Spar / Pettit are no longer available as Pettit has discontinued the product, as they have also discontinued their seam compounds.  They have sold the formulations of the filler stain to a company called Sanduscky Paints

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