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Everglades Challenge 2020: Tragedy and Pause

Everglades Challenge 2020: Tragedy and Pause

Posted by Alan Stewart on Apr 8th 2020

The EC this year brought four "B&B boats" out of the woodwork but tragically not all made it back to safe harbor. It was truly a worst case scenario for our community. We can hopefully all learn something from the events of this year. The thought of not making it back home is something that we all know can happen, but you don't think too much about it because that is life. For the B&B crew it is e
Launching the Rough Point 37

Launching the Rough Point 37

Posted by Alan Stewart on Feb 22nd 2020

Graham and Alan were fortunate and honored to be able to attend the first sea trials of the Rough Point 37 project. We lost a dear friend during this project and for a time she languished but thanks to her owner she is finally completed. There is an extensive build log and discussion from the builder and owner on the hull truth. If you have a few hours to kill and want to dive into the mind of
Remembering Everglades Challenge 2006

Remembering Everglades Challenge 2006

Posted by Graham Byrnes on Jan 17th 2020

With the upcoming Everglades Challenge fast approaching here is a throwback to the 2006 event. A write up (below) by Graham Byrnes.  And for a look at B&B's past race history, checkout this spreadsheet of times from B&B boats that have participated in the Event. AND here are a couple of videos from the archive in 2015 of Paul and Alan launching their CS-20 of the starting beach and cr
Coming Soon Outer Banks 26

Coming Soon Outer Banks 26

Posted by Alan Stewart on Nov 1st 2019

Hull number 1 is complete thanks to an amazing builder and we hope to have the plans and jig kit complete for this great looking boat available soon. Read all about it here in the forum. See hull #1 pictures here
2019 B&B Messabout

2019 B&B Messabout

Oct 30th 2019

Big Ole' thanks to Keith over at TownDock.net for this picture of Graham. Lots more pictures are here for all Jump in the Messing-About Thread here! A few pictures from the 2019 event. "I went over to the B&B Messabout from Oriental today for a beautiful and mild day and many fine boats. Maybe the nicest was the new 28 foot sportfisherman that Graham designed
2019 OBX 130 writeup

2019 OBX 130 writeup

Posted by Graham Byrnes on Aug 11th 2019

I just want to say that I had a great week of sailing and would like to do it again. Like Pete found in the Chesapeake, summer sailing means dodging thunder storms. As it is shallow most everywhere around here, putting the anchor out and getting out of it is a good tactic. You may get bounced around for a while but if you are boating, that goes with the territory. It beats not being able to go for