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If in doubt, add cushions

Sailing involves many skills, some obvious, some less so. Even landlubbers will know that being around boats involves some or all of the following: – pulling on ropes – ¬†getting from A to B without going aground at C – ¬†steering a straight course for hours on end clutching a mug of lukewarm tea, being continue reading »


How do you draw boats? Ask your pencil….

I picked up my best no.6 paintbrush yesterday and gave it a good talking to. “Now look here, this has gone on long enough. You’ve been painting nothing but cartoon windsurfers for weeks now – good, solid work, admittedly, and at around 6 images a page and 50 pages done for ‘Go Windsurfing’ so far, continue reading »