Wooden Hollow Shaft Sculling Oar Plans Completed!

Wooden Hollow Shaft Sculling Oar Plans Completed!

by Angus Rowboats 1 Comment

There have been a few delays, but we’ve finally completed our comprehensive manual and plans for building exquisite hollow-shaft sculling oars.  The plans are full-sized, laser printed on a ten foot long sheet, and the illustrated manual is very comprehensive.

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Wall Street Journal Gives "Olive Odyssey" Thumbs Up!

Wall Street Journal Gives "Olive Odyssey" Thumbs Up!

by Colin Angus

It was a little intimidating for us when we heard the Wall Street Journal was running a two-third page review in the weekend edition on Julie’s latest book, Olive Odyssey. 

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Hollow Shaft Wooden Sculling Oar Progress

Hollow Shaft Wooden Sculling Oar Progress

by Angus Rowboats 2 Comments

For those who have been waiting for our hollow-shaft wooden sculling oar plans, we’re pleased to inform you we’re nearing completion.  We’ve been simultaneously working on a build video, manual, plans and the final version of oars that we’ve developed. 

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Tents Vs Cabins in Rowboats

Tents Vs Cabins in Rowboats

by Colin Angus 1 Comment

A few people have asked about the possibility of using a tent in an open rowboat such as the Oxford Wherry. The idea of using your boat for shelter as well as transportation can be appealing. This is a subject I am well versed in, having lived for months at a time in row boats with either tents or small cuddies for shelter, on voyages ranging from rowing the length of the Amazon River to rowing across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Cruiser Plans Completed

Cruiser Plans Completed

by Angus Rowboats 2 Comments

We’ve completed plans for the cruiser, and are in the midst of finishing the manual.  For those who can wait no longer, we will be offering Cruiser Plans for sale starting Dec 15th

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Come See us at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Come See us at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

by Angus Rowboats 1 Comment

We'll be displaying the Oxford Wherry, the Expedition and another new boat in development at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.  If you're interested in checking out our boats, or have any questions, come on by and say hello.  I will also be doing a presentation talking about some of our adventures in wooden boats including rowing across the Atlantic Ocean and breaking the speed record around Vancouver Island.

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Three Days of Rowing Gruel

Three Days of Rowing Gruel

by Colin Angus 1 Comment

We’ve just completed three days of rowing madness in the Cruiser Rowboat. “Cruiser” is a bit of a misnomer, as it felt more like three days of torture rather than relaxed gunkholing.

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Carl Kramer gives Thumbs up for Cruiser Rowboat!

Carl Kramer gives Thumbs up for Cruiser Rowboat!

by Angus Rowboats 2 Comments

We are pleased to announce that Karl Kramer, publisher of Wooden Boat Magazine has chosen our Cruiser Rowboat as his boat of the week. In the words of Carl, "I love the concept".

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Rowing Yacht

Rowing Yacht

by Angus Rowboats 31 Comments

Finally – it’s done. The past many months have been dedicated to designing and building the first coastal cruising rowboat that’s truly practical.

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