Join the crew of Mon Tiki Largo as she sails from the Chesapeake Bay to New York City and on to Montauk New York.
An Artist Colony Meets the Algonquin Round Table Meets Water World
Need some time to unplug, relax, and recharge your creativity? Here’s your chance!
Tomorrow is moving day for Mon Tiki Largo, and Capt. David has some thoughts he can’t seem to write down.
A big boat needs a big crew. This is a unique and creative project with a highly motivated team in a relaxed work environment (see photos). We are ready to hire immediately and look forward to hearing from you!
It’s the end of the first week and I’ve already spent half of the money I made last summer. If you think offshore sailing is a thrill, try running a small business…!
Looking for something more interesting to do with your life? The Montauk Catamaran Company is hiring!
“Those who eat fugu soup are stupid. Those who don’t eat fugu soup are also stupid.”
Property values, property rights, success, failure, and forging ahead.
If I’ve accomplished anything in my life, it’s because people like Bob took the time to tell me stories like the this one, and I was foolish enough to believe them.
Learning a trade may or may not be a good way to realize one’s individuality, but either way, a trade can be a good way to keep yourself and your family fed, clothed, and sheltered.
Risk, rewarding and unrewarding, considered again: Passenger safety edition
A comparison of airline pilot flight-time requirements vs charter boat captain sea-time requirements.
It’s even easier to see opportunity than it is to see danger, but you have to be looking.
Weather and holiday obligations slowed, but didn’t stop work at the Montauk Catamaran Company Boat-works.
The days will start getting longer, but colder too, so we’re working to get the last two beams finished so we can move indoors!
Surge-pricing, cake icing, ambition as soul craft, and other ways to pass the time while doing repetitive work.
I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars.
A short photo tour of a typical day in the Montauk Catamaran Company Boat Shop
Nutcracker madness is over, so it’s back to the boat shop!
For Hanneke Boon, messing about in boats isn’t a life-philosophy, it’s a life.
The postman brings something important to the Montauk Catamaran Company boat shop, and the captain meditates on creativity and procrastination.
The more people you might kill, the more interested the Coast Guard is in what you’re doing.
How to make boat-bulding glue.
The first post in the ongoing chronicle of the construction of Mon Tiki Largo, a 63 foot ocean voyaging catamaran.
A lot to be thankful for, and something to look forward to!
Today we crossed a small milestone in the Montauk Catamaran Company boat shop.
A windfall of clamps offers a new way to work.
My wife says she’d much rather have me spend the winter building a boat in the driveway than picking fights on the internet.
I don’t know what woke me up this morning. But something did, and whatever that something was got me down to Mon Tiki just in time to see her break free.
I have some thoughts I’d like to share with you about the Dropbox dudebros, and medical missionaries, and privilege, and courage. But not just yet.
It was the last weekend in September, and even though it was now autumn for sure the weather that weekend was as fine and fair as one could hope for from any summer day.
We almost never see dolphins, but we saw some on yesterday’s afternoon outing!
The season isn’t over, but it is winding down.
August 29, 2014. Best ever.
As a project for this winter, I would like to expand my uke/guitar repertoire to include sing-alongs; songs like “Southern Cross” or “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, and I am asking OG readers and writers to make suggestions in the comments.