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January 08, 2007

Stone sea and volcano

Three_men_in_boat Over a hundred years ago a prosperous industry emerged in Troy, New York in the manufacture of rowing boats and canoes from paper. These ranged from simple single-person rowing shells to a 45 foot "pleasure barge" that could seat seventeen in addition to its six oarsmen. (Thank you, Paul G.)

A sinking boat. (From Jonsonblog)

The original blog posting about the recent volcanic eruption near Tonga

Sealegs, 10kph on the land, and 30-35 knots on the water

Three Men In A Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) - The 2005 version with David Gilmour as a special guest. (Google video)

Submersible watercraft, a boat that swims like a dolphin

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I can tell you one thing. Rowing shells sure aren't made of paper any more.

Posted by: Rowing Shells at Jun 18, 2008 2:38:15 PM