Summer in your winter: Toronto boat show

This weekend I returned to my native land of Toronto to visit family and timed the visit with the Toronto International Boat Show, Canada's largest. I snapped a few pictures that might be of interest to other Jalops, but really there's so much to see it's hard to distill. » 1/18/15 2:51pm 1/18/15 2:51pm

Hard To Beat

It's easy to rag on Seattle for the rain, but when it is nice it can be really nice. Here is a nearly new Washington State Ferry Tokitea on the Mukilteo to Clinton run. Posted because boatlopnik and because you have to enjoy the good days. » 12/30/14 6:18pm 12/30/14 6:18pm

If Walter White was a Shell Oil engineer....

His Winnebago would be this. A Prelude! The largest floating platform to ever take to water. Instead of cooking meth in the desert, he and professor Pinkman would be sucking up natural gas from the Australian coast and, on-site, converting it to liquid natural gas for transport. The traditional process was to suck up… » 12/17/14 2:40pm 12/17/14 2:40pm

Vintage wooden boats are cool

Finnish experimental speedboat named sikari (cigar in English). It was built in 1929 and it's powered by Ford flathead v8. Couple old cine film clips below. » 9/07/14 3:13pm 9/07/14 3:13pm

Super yacht 'A' in Seattle

The 394-foot mega-yacht "A," named for the first initial of its owners, fueled up with a $500k tab at Harbor Island last night and will be moored at Elliott Bay for the peasants' gawking pleasure. » 8/29/14 10:53am 8/29/14 10:53am

Aerobody MGMS: Paging BigNSlow

So I'm thinking of picking up a 1996 or 1997 Grand Marquis this fall/winter. Apart from the usual panther electrical issues, what do I have to look out for? What other (relatively) cheap mods could I do (other than Steeda UDPs and MZT) to boost power? » 8/16/14 9:51am 8/16/14 9:51am