SeaPearl Boats

My new Tridarka Raider sailing at Cedar Key. Picture courtesy WCTSS
Welcome to SeaPearl Boats

Thanks for stopping by. On this site I highlight the benefits and joys of sailing small, shallow draft boats. SeaPearl sailboats are my passion. However, I enjoy all manner of small craft, and big ones too. So enjoy the stories, pictures and tips.

Read about my new Tridarka Raiderhere
Latest features and stories:

  • Getting Belle Ready for the Fall Trip
  • Tridarka Raider, my new boat and some thoughts of Cedar Key this year
  • Sailing to the Dry Tortugas. Midnight offshore rudder failure and rescue story
  • Watch Belle Sailing to the Dry Tortugas
  • Why I Sail: an essay
  • Ideas for Feeding the crew, food stores and recipes
  • Diary of a West Coast Sailing Adventure.  Sail the coast of Cedar Key


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How to Go Cruising in a Small boat by: Ron Hoddinot as seen in Small Craft Advisor