Blast from the Past | Let’s Build her Light but Stiff

October 21, 2020
Hull for "imp" on trailer Plant City FL, USA, the boat also know as the Green Striped Machine due to its race success

The hull on trailer ready for the ‘Space Frame’, to be glassed inside. Remembering Lars…

Blast From the Past | Mid 70’s KIWI 24 Series in Production at KIWI Boats

October 15, 2020
Kiwi Boats company truck and mascot

After winning the Quarter Ton Cup in England in 1973, KIWI Boats Corp. is created…

Visiting SY “Avalon”

August 30, 2020
Kia Aura a red hull 25 foot Coronado along side superyacht Avalon

Saturday sailing and look who we met today, SY “Avalon” was anchored off Royal Vancouver…

George Kiskaddon in “All The Oceans”

August 26, 2020
George Kiskaddon with a copy of Ron Holland's All The Oceans at his Builders Booksource shop in Berkley CA

George Kiskaddon Berkeley, California book store owner displays Ron Holland’s book All The Oceans at his shop Builder’s Booksource. Ron Holland and George Kiskaddon sailed “Spirit” the Kiskaddon family’s yacht across the Pacific with a stop in the Fiji Islands to acquire an essential piece of equipment. Read more in Ron Holland’s memoir All The Oceans

Wearing a Ron Holland Design hat young sailor ready to sail as he sits in his boat among a flotilla

Starting Young

August 5, 2020

Just like Granddad, Chay starting to sail at 7 years old.

Parker Boats Super Seal 26

July 28, 2020

This boat “Malaika” with a fixed keel sailed across the Atlantic and trans-Pacific to Honolulu….

Historic Point Atkinson Lighthouse with a peek of the sheet on Kia Aura sailing past on a summer day

‘Kia Aura’ off Point Atkinson, BC

July 24, 2020

This is how to enjoy summer in beautiful British Columbia, sailing past Point Atkinson Lighthouse…

Eleven 11Metre sailing yachts wait a dock Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Newport Australia

Eleven 11’s at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Australia, July 2020

July 17, 2020

The 11 metre ‘One Design’, the world’s first official ‘Sports Boat,’ was designed to create affordable high…