Sven Yrvind’s old boat up for sale in Texas

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Duga is for sale at Austin, Texas Built in 1885, she once belonged to Sven Yrvind and she’s now for sale through Craig’s List. The entry was posted at the splendid Duckworks Yahoogroup.

Sven Yrvind collaborates with Matt Layden

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Sven Yrvind’s new boat, designed in collaboration with Matt Layden Legendary Swedish small boat voyager Sven Yrvind has designed a new boat in collaboration with Matt Layden, who is equally well known for his adventuring in small self-built sharpies fitted with chine runners. Yrvind’s new boat has a Layden-style form, with a deep … Continue reading “Sven Yrvind collaborates with Matt Layden”

Longboats and life on Tristan da Cunha

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Boatbuilding on Tristan da Cunha My researches have led me to this wonderful collection of photos of Tristan da Cunha from the 60s, 70s and 80s taken by Swedish explorer and painter Roland Svensson – I’ve been thinking about remote islands quite a bit this week following my post about South Georgia a … Continue reading “Longboats and life on Tristan da Cunha”