gallery01The Place where readers can send there pics...
gallery03 and yet another...
gallery04 and still they keep coming...
gallery05 these are more offerings
gallery06 and these were the latest contributions...
gallery07 until these came along...
gallery08 but these are now the newest
gallery09 no they're not. These are now officially the latest...
gallery10 all lies I tell you... This page in fact has the latest submissions.
gallery11 After a long time in development... I give you 'gallery 11'
gallery12 What the hell... Lets make it an even dozen.
also A few close up pics of the Navigator Jaunty...
and A few favorite pics of my old Navigator "Jaunty" ( I have now sold Jaunty and I'm about to commence on a new project - stay tuned)
These pages are open to any one who would like to see there open boat on this sight just send your pictures HERE
Imagine having this baby tied up at the bottom of the garden! Mike Fields of www.woodenboatfittings.com does and I'm thinking he's a lucky man...
Bordering on openboat porn is this very gorgeous shot of Bill Boyds Caledonia Yawl sitting at Key Largo.
Dale Newnham dreams of building John Welsfords 'Walkabout" but in the mean time he enjoys sailing this very tidy looking boat around Atlanta, Georgia.
Nigel Wright sent me this picture of his stunning looking boat "Native" sailing off Auckland's Mission Bay. Caught up with Nigel and Native at the recent Mahurangi Regatta. Nice guy with a really beautiful boat.
David Thommason from E.Tn, USA aboard his 21 ft SeaPearl, Beluga. He's obviously a man of action as you can see by his light tackle spinning rig at the ready. Interestin' looking boat and nicely set up. (inset: proof positive that David gets the most out his opencraft by catching dinner in the form of this spotted sea trout)
David also owns this Sharpie, Kingfisher seen here at 10,000 Islands National Park in the Florida Everglades. What a luxury having a choice of boats to take out. How very openboat.
Owen Sinclairs Tusk on the spectacular Lake Rotoiti, South Island. New Zealand.
Tusk again, this time enjoying Abel Tasman National Park, also in the South Island. Nice one Owen, you obviously know all about living the dream...
John Hitchcocks' Ness Yawl Mystery off Mapua. NZ
David Routh of Palacios Bay, Texas is cruising fast, lite, modern and small aboard his 12 ft Holder
Tusk & Mystery off Allports Island in Queen Charlotte Sound. NZ
Kirk Colemans enjoys cruising his Davidson 17 seen here on Valdez Island looking back toward Vancouver, Canada.
Nigel McCarter sent this great pic of his Navigator enjoyinga superb looking sunset at Lake Taupo. NZ
Something a little different, this beautiful boat was built by Bill Paxton - Minnesota, USA.
The Von Tonder family enjoying a cruise on there 18ft Sentinel, Dawdle on the Knysna Lagoon, South Africa.
John Leathwicks Hautai, sporting a gennie somewhere in New Zealand. Nice...
Double vision....Hautai with a slight lead over Jaunty. Lake Rotoiti NZ.
(there are two well known Lake Rotoiti in NZ. This is the North Island one)
This total classic belong to Terry Barrington of Auckland. A seriously beautiful looking craft that would be a joy to own for anyone interested in sailing on the Gulf. In fact I'm a bit jealous.
Good keen openboaters like cold beer (though it doesn't have te be) and a decent feed...here's some of the crew who met up at Lake Rotoiti, including Navigator designer John Welsford - seen here wearing a rather stylish hat.
Truant! another John Welsford design.
Bill Wicketts "Grog" on the Great Lakes, Ontario Canada.
and again "Grog" exploiting the afternoon sun. Bill clearly knows what its all about.