As much as I love writing fiction (and don’t worry, I’m not going to stop), these are the books I’ve always dreamed of writing. Literally. Before I wrote my first novel, I daydreamed about taking everything I was learning about myself, and all the nonfiction reading I do, and distilling it down into digestible bits […]
Some new pics from the yard, mostly showing the galley. The countertops are in, and she’s really coming together! This is the bar, which is right below the TV. The top shelf that’s slid out to the right with all the holes is where the glasses go. Beneath that, you can see two rows for […]
Welcome to St. Francis Marine! In the heart of St. Francis Bay, at the southern tip of South Africa, one of the best cruising catamarans in the world is built right here. The yard is brilliantly laid out. I’ve been to a half-dozen boat yards over the years, and this one has been refined over twenty years […]
I’m in St. Francis Bay South Africa to check in on Wayfinder. Even anticipating how it might feel, I wasn’t prepared for the emotional reaction to seeing the boat in person. It was overwhelming. The boat looks amazing, and the town of St. Francis and its environs is one of the prettiest places I’ve ever seen […]
I seriously teared up seeing this. The hull comes out of the mold and is joined to the deck. I fly out a week from today to see the boat in person. Surreal.