Here is a short video of Sampaguita, a 1985 Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20 sailboat, sailing under full main, drifter and a self-steering windvane in Port Townsend Bay, Washington.
‘Lectronic Latitude, Latitude 38, and Monica Grant did it again. They published another Resourceful Sailor Series piece on April 17, 2023 called The Resourceful Sailor Battens Down The Hatches. It’s about replacing the cockpit sole engine lid gasket on Sampaguita, a Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20.
Thank you to Monica and Latitude 38 for publishing this installment of the Resourceful Sailor Series on March 27, 2023, The Resourceful Sailor Explores Adding an Additional Propane Tank to a Small Boat.
This Pacific Seacraft Corporation of California promotional material was reprinted from Sea magazine, published September 1989, and written by Peter Bohr. I received a folder of various Flicka 20 hard copy brochures and articles when I purchased Sampaguita, Hull #317 and this was included. In my reduction of paper storage, I have decided to preserve and share them digitally. All Copyrights are retained by the original owners.
Here is some 80’s promotional literature from Pacific Seacraft for the Flicka 20. I received a folder of various Flicka 20 hard copy brochures and articles when I purchased Sampaguita, Hull #317 and this was included. In my reduction of paper storage, I have decided to preserve and share them digitally. All Copyrights are retained by the original owners.
The Resourceful Sailor would like to thank Port Townsend Rigging (PTR) for assisting me with Sampaguita’s mast and rigging overhaul in 2021. Without their expertise, consultation, and kindness, it is hard to imagine having the incredibly satisfying and successful experience I did. They taught me so much it is impossible to write about the project without giving them a nod. This originally appeared in the August 24, 2022 edition of ‘Lectronic Latitude
The flattering folks at Latitude 38 and ‘Lectronic Latitude have done it again! They’ve published another Resourceful Sailor piece and I am grateful for it. This one is about the resourcefulness of the people who live and travel in the Arctic, a place I hope to visit again this summer. We are on our way and with all the challenges such a trip encounters. A special thanks to Monica and the staff… Read More
If you live on a boat during the winter, in the Pacific Northwest for example, you know it requires constant condensation management. The Resourceful Sailor explains one modification he undertook on Sampaguita, a Flicka 20, to increase air circulation, mitigate condensation, and promote drying in an article published by Latitude 38‘s online magazine, ‘Lectronic Latitude, on April 25th, 2022. Now is a good time to do some spring cleaning and take notes… Read More