Monthly Archives: August 2015

Barney’s Punt

Words from the wise builder himself: "My boat is a Garvey, The design is from the Chesapeake Bay region of the East Coast of the U.S. They are used as workboats, as oystering and crabbing boats. The boat is flat bottomed across the beam with a considerable rocker fore and aft. Chesapeake Bay is a…
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Putt Putt Restoration

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Starlight Trailer Sailor – Build

[caption id="attachment_3393" align="alignright" width="247"] Cover Shot of Starlight on AABB #34[/caption] Dave quizzed Brian about his starlight "Indian" during their last road trip to Narooma. And how its birth came about, and in a flash Brian produced a well-read copy of Australian Amateur Boat Builder Issue 34. Staring back at Dave was a Starlight Dory underway…
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Starlight Trailer Sailor

The story of Brian Wilson's Starlight began in the mid 1990's over a three year period, as Brian chugged away on what would turn into a long living legacy. Fondly named "Indian" by Brian (a long tale we will save for another day), the sturdy Starlight was designed by David Beatty from Elliston in South Australia…
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