Category Archives: Small boats

Lugworm chronicler Ken Duxbury has crossed the bar

Ken-Duxbury-Portrait

Legendary small boat cruiser, author, boat builder and artist Ken Duxbury sadly passed away on Wednesday at the age of 92. Here’s Dick Wynne’s short obituary on the Lodestar Books website. No doubt more will follow…

For more information see the Lodestar page devoted to the wonderful Lugworm Chronicles, which describe how he and B, his wife, gave up the rat race, cruised the Greek islands, sailed back to the UK and then explored the Hebrides.

Sculling across the Atlantic. Of course…

Breton godille

Passionate about sculling, Hervé Le Merrer plans to power himself by sculling alone from Cape Verde to Martinique during 2018.

Fellow members of his yacht club at Trébeurden on the Côtes d’Armor are taking the whole thing seriously, as is the town, which has provided Le Merrer with premises in which to work on his project. I only hope he has fun and doesn’t kill himself…

Faversham Nautical Festival fun in the sun…

 

Well, it was everything you’d expect, with boats, music, stalls and people, and what’s more the sun came out! Well done, the folks of Faversham!