Sailor's Blogs and Sites
Weblogs and websites useful to fellow sailors. Know of others? Contact us.
Good Old Boat crew blogs and sites
Good Old Boat blog. Periodically the editors of Good Old Boat will post some of their thoughts about the magazine, or about their lives as sailors. Check in on Karen and Jerry's blog on Wordpress at http://goodoldboat.wordpress.com. You can still follow their Grand and Great Adventure around Lake Superior in the summer of 2010, too. It's here: http://www.goodoldboat.com/blogs/2010_adventure_blog.php.
Find out where Don Launer, one of our contributing editors, has recently published an article, order one of his four books online or check your calendar to see if he’ll be in the area at: http://donaldlauner.com/
http://www.nineofcups.com Nine of Cups is a 45' Liberty cutter-rigged sailing yacht that contributing editors, David Lynn & Marcie Connelly-Lynn, have lived aboard since April 2000 and are sailing around the world...ever so slowly. Their blogs: http://justalittlefurther.com/ and http://www.sailblogs.com/member/nineofcups/
Ted Tollefson, one of our talented illustrators, has his online portfolio at: http://thoughtsillustrated.com/
Fritz Seegers, another of our talented illustrators, has his online portfolio at: http://www.fritzseegers.com/
Rick Beddoe, naval architect, draws our Good Old Boat sailplans for review and feature boats. Rick's blog of Soñadora, his 1978 Baba 30 is: http://sail2live.com/Back To Top
Good Old Boat authors' blogs and sites
Karen Sullivan, a regular contributor to Good Old Boat. http://karenandjimsexcellentadventure.blogspot.com/.
Ted Brewer, one of our contributing editors, has over 100 stock designs, owners sets, and a range of materials to choose from at: http://www.tedbrewer.com/
John Vigor has an internet home at: http://www.johnvigor.com/Blog.html
Our longtime friend Mark Parker wrote many articles for Good Old Boat about projects on his Pearson Triton before he and Deb bought a bigger, newer boat with two hulls, retired, and went cruising. http://www.sailblogs.com/member/always.
Beth Leonard's adventures can be followed at the blog on her website: www.bethandevans.com.
http://captnpauley.typepad.com. Capt'n Pauley's Virtual Boatyard. This blog contains "Boat advice for the nautically addicted." Paul Esterle writes articles for us occasionally.
http://sea-trek.blogspot.com/ and http://trawler-beach-house.blogspot.com/. Good Old Boat contributors Chuck Baier and his wife Susan Landry live aboard and extensively cruise their Mariner 40 Ketch Sea Trek.
http://www.sarab.brownroad.com. Another friend and author who goes way back with us is Susan Peterson Gateley. The log of her Sara Brown restoration and many other fun things to read can be found at her website.
http://www.sv-carina.org/. A site that documents the cruising adventures of Leslie Linkkila & Philip DiNuovo aboard Carina, a 1986 Mason 33.
http://alizee.us Read about James Williams and Penelope Mayer aboard Alizee, a Cabo Rico 36.
http://www.dennisonberwick.info. Summer of 2010 I'll be sailing north in my Tahitiana 32, going from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to sail around the Labrador Peninsula - retracing a voyage made in 1811 by an Inuit sea captain, his family and two missionaries. Dennison Berwick.
http://www.sailing.about.com/. Tom Lochhaas hosts the sailing page of the massive About.com website of experts on hundreds of topics.Back To Top
http://www.alberg35.com A blog by Matt Bowser about his 1962 Alberg 35.
http://www.arcticsolosail.com/blog. Follow Tommy Cook as he sails solo from Minnesota's Two Harbors to Alaska via the Northwest Passage. He'll be pushing the envelope, or pushing up ice; either way, his blog makes for a good read.
http://www.deepplaya.com/ Patrick Walters blog about the active refit of his 1981 Pearson 424.
http://docksixchronicles.blogspot.ca/ Brian and Louise Jones blog about Dock Six at the Port Dover Harbour Marina in Port Dover, Ontario.
http://www.jubilee.typepad.com. Special friends Bill and Judy Rohde have an excellent blog about their travels out of the Great Lakes via the St. Lawrence Seaway and down the East Coast.
http://kaswhite.blogspot.com/ Kristin White's blog of paintings, drawings and sailing trips.
http://www.madcapsailing.com Jim and Elizabeth Lusby sail Madcap, a 1988 Bayfield 36, and keep a regular blog about their experiences on the Atlantic seaboard.
http://messingaboutinsailboats.com Adam Turinas got into a sailing rut and decided that if he couldn't sail, he would blog about it.
http://www.nathanbayreuther.com/mariner/index.htm explores the restoration and upgrades of an 1970 O'Day Mariner. Read about Captain Nathan Bayreuther's journey at this blog.
http://onkudu.com/. Nathan Whitworth's website about his three years aboard Kudu, a 1976 MK1 Newbridge Corribee.
http://propercourse.blogspot.com. Tillerman, who says he’s a grandfather who sails a Laser, has this motto: “Cheat the nursing home, die on your Laser.”
http://rk-20.blogspot.com/ A blog to share information with other RK-20 sailboats owners.
http://www.sailblogs.com/member/mandy. Travels with Mandy by Richard and Virginia Cross.
http://sailsolera.blogspot.com Ric Geiman blogs about cruising the Sea of Cortez aboard a 1964 Columbia 40 since 2008.
http://scottsboatpages.blogspot.com/. Scott's Boat Pages. Scott B. Williams brings you his passion for the water with his perspective on all things nautical.
http://www.seawardadventures.com/. Chris Kleinfelter's musings and news about sailing, boats, and the people who just can’t stay away from the water.
http://www.SinTacha.com/. Peter Jacobs' "Mostly About Boats" site is nice looking with entries on a wide range of topics. Peter sails his Albin Vega, Sin Tacha, out of Victoria, British Columbia.
http://www.svbellastar.com/. Aaron and Nicole Maraschk live aboard Bella Star, a 1983 Hans Christian 33 sailboat moored in Seattle, WA.
http://sv-ihana.blogspot.com/ Follow the adventures of Bob & Ilona Rouda, as they sail from Minnesota to the Bahamas.
http://www.theelegantpastime.blogspot.com/ A blog of prose on the simple pleasures of sensible boats.
http://theredwing.blogspot.com/. Jarrett Fifield sails Redwing, a 1970 C&C Redwing, hull #137, on Long Island's great Great South Bay.
http://1001boats.blogspot.com. 1001 Boats is very simple idea, to post images and information on a 1001 boats and while we’re at it raise a little money for charity.
http://www.tripsailor.com. This is a spot for a number of cruising blogs.
http://www.blissjapan.info/captains-blog Bill Payne's sailing school in Osaka, Japan.
http://www.buildingofnarnia.com/Building_of_Narnia/Welcome.html. Erik Stavrand built an Alajuela 38 and customized it for two people at sea for an extended period of time
http://CommuterCruiser.com addresses issues common to those leaving their boats, featuring practical advice and downloadable PDF checklists for Leaving the boat for the aummer, Re-commissioning the boat when you return and leaving the dock.
http://inlandsailing.co.za The Sailing and Sail Boat site for South Africa. Your yachting and sailing resource for the Vaal Dam and South Africa by David Marx.
http://www.schooner-britannia.com/. Roger Hughes, an Englishman living in Orlando, Florida, started this site as a work in progress on the remodeling of the Britannia, a Down East 45.
http://seaknots.ning.com/. SeaKnots, a social network for cruisers. It’s a place to meet fellow sailors in your area, connect with old friends, seek advice about a destination, find boats to crew on, or find crew for your boats.
http://www.theseniorsailor.com The Senior Sailor is dedicated to providing information, advice, news and helpful hints to those who are passionate about sailing and are in or entering senior years.Back To Top
Online sailing photos
http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/01/sailing_around_the_world.html. Alan Taylor has some amazing photographs of sailboats from all around the world.
http://www.goodoldboat.com/reader_services/reader_photos.php. Good Old Boat's own reader photos.Back To Top