A couple years ago I designed and built Black Swan, a 17' 9" sharpie using a Snipe rig that I already owned (took it off Trilobite, the second Snipe I restored.) I teach sailing at the Center for Wooden Boats. I opened my bookstore more than 17 years ago, and have enjoyed running it more than any other profession I've practiced. I've moved my bookstore to Vashon Island, and it's now an internet-only affair instead of an open shop.see more