Build a boat? Why would I do such a stupid thing?
The search for meaning is never
ending, however hopeless it may be.
What kind of boat will I build?
I have selected Iain Oughtred's beautiful 7' 10"
This looks sufficiently difficult enough
to wrap me up in knots for weeks and
months to come, and will form a reasonably
small pile of kindling for the inevitable day
when I smash the goddamn thing in a childish
fit of frustration.
is a link to someone who has successfully constructed
this boat. This person is obviously much more focused
that I am. If you would like one of these little gems
and lack the patience (as I do) or possess the intelligence
demonstrated when one knows one's limitations (as I clearly
do not) check out