New Lifelines

Island Time had the original vinyl coated stainless steel lifelines and old school pelican hook gates when we purchased her.  The vinyl was in pretty rough shape, and you could see rust seeping out in places.  I’ve heard too many stories of these things letting go without notice, so installing new lifelines was on our […]

Read more "New Lifelines"

The Soft Shackle

My very first soft shackle lesson was at the 2015 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. Brion Toss was having an impromptu lesson on how to make a soft shackle. There are a few different versions of soft shackles that you can make. Do an internet search and you will find them. The shackle demonstrated here […]

Read more "The Soft Shackle"