Sailing takes place in a finely grained, nuanced Now.
Avalon is a large craft! Today we consider a sailing vessel this size to be an extremely challenging proposition. It’s not just what it takes to handle such a vessel. The cost and complexity of construction makes a boat like this a precarious investment even for a state or municipal government or a large non-profitContinue reading “Avalon”
Simple, general statements like this can so easily fall into cliché.
I’ve been asked to design a larger Small. I’ve wanted to update the design for a while. The result is shaping up. Have a look:
Detlef Dücker has chronicled the building of his Harrier, Falcone de Palu, Marsh Harrier in Italian, in the following article in Water Craft Magazine.
Andy McConkey has sent me some recent images of his Harrier, Wilbur Larch sailing in his home waters in the Pacific Northwest.
Visit the new Harrier page on Antonio-Dias.com.
I’ve been working on a design to follow on and update Small. This boat is the result. Check out the Project Page.
I’ve just completed the drawings for the Kathleen Gee Gaff yawl.
Closing in on the final draft.
A new Project: Kathleen Gee.
This design was first drawn in the early nineties. I’ve just received a commission to revise and complete the earlier cartoon for a boat to be built in Australia. The revised sail plan: