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Friday, June 16, 2017

Soul on ice... The iceman surfeth...

There are a million bad puns about winter surfing in New England. But there is only one film that resembles the frigid air and stinging water - Ishmael. Scarborough Maine's Ben Keller, put together a snapshot of life that is hard to imagine - unless you have paddled out in subzero temps. Huzzah Ben, huzzah. Get your copy here>

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

HBD - Dental Ding Doc

There are not many who regularly check the world's answering machine. But for those who do... Hazzooo!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Consider the sea

Some time ago, nevermind how long, my wife presented me with a first-edition of Melville's White Whale, as illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Proof that sometimes good deeds do go unpunished.

Monday, April 03, 2017

New Jersey Catboat: Myth

Several years ago I stumbled upon this beauty at the Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia. I was impressed by her shallow draft and wide beam. I was also intrigued by the mini pilot house. She is supposedly decedent from New Yorkian oyster craft. I regret not getting a full picture of her lines.