Day 2 – S.F. Chinatown, Maritime Museum, two Goats and a Lucky Fortune Cookie

[Translate] Walked through Chinatown again to go to the Maritime Museum with Oly an internet boatbuilding Friend from the PDRacer forum. Saw two of my boats there that were built by kids from the less advantaged part of the city. Spoke to Seth (right, Oly is left) one of the teachers/organisers. He was about to […]

First Day in San Francisco and Goats tomorrow.

[Translate] Plane ended up being a couple of hours late leaving sydney. All pics are in the slideshow at the page bottom But fine flight otherwise. I am a happy Sinophile as my hotel is exactly beside the Chinatown gate. That is it on the left. On the plane there was a mechandising magazine. Had […]

Goat Island Skiff in Youth Boat Building Project – San Francisco

[Translate] From Josia in San Francisco Good people,After twenty days of building, yesterday we launched our first ever Goat Island Skiff at San Francisco’s historic Hyde Street Pier. Christened Ryan Jones in memory of a deceased teacher and friend of the program, our fine boat (or “shred sled,” to use the traditional boatbuilders’ vernacular) drew […]