Meet the boat: Dory
Jun17

Meet the boat: Dory

Dory is a small boat about 16 and 23 feet in length. It is the traditional fishing boat, but also it allows people moving through the water. Its construction is really easy compared to other types of boats because it has simple shapes and materials. There are a lot of types, the most known are: Beach Dories: These types of Dories were mostly used for fishing Bank Dories: It is often said that this type is the original Dory. The Bank...

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The story behind “Yellow submarine” song
Jun03

The story behind “Yellow submarine” song

The famous song “Yellow submarine” was recorded in 1966 by the Beatles. But what you might don’t know is that initially that song was aimed to children. Its simple lyrics and its catchy melody had made this song the hymn of a generation. In words of Paul McCartney: “Originally, we intended it to be ‘Sparky’ a children’s record. But now it’s the idea of a yellow submarine where all the kids went to have...

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Nautical DIY ideas
Jun03

Nautical DIY ideas

If you haven’t heard about “DIY” word before, stay there and read the whole post…After watching this videos you won’t resist to organize a nautical party and you will end up being a DIY fan. This ideas are perfect for boat’s lovers, and for sure your children would love to help you doing this creative stuff. We had compiled some of our favourites nautical theme tutorials, easy and cheap! (P.S.: Some...

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Ship launching ceremony
Jun03

Ship launching ceremony

The ship launching ceremony is the process whereby the vessel is transferred to the water. It is not something new, the origin of this ritual has been done since the early 19th century, although it had evolved in time. For example, it was common breaking a red wine bottle over the bow, because it was believed to be a lucky charm. Then, the white wine replaced the red one, and years after champagne became the most used one. Since the...

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How boats are built?
Jun03

How boats are built?

Maybe you had asked yourself before how something so big and perfect had been built by humans. It is true that there are many different types of boats and its construction depends on the size and its purpose, so let’s see some examples: This is the first time-lapse of a cruise ship construction. It was filmed by Max C. Moos, and believe that it is worth to watch the full video. Take a minute to thing about the dimensions of the...

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How to make super easy paper boats?
Jun02

How to make super easy paper boats?

If you are looking for something to entertain your children, this is the right place. You might have shared your boat passion with your children so Origami is an inexpensive option to have fun and spread their creativity while you are spending some time together. Check out this DIY tutorial of how to make easy origami boats. Have fun!   This is the most known way to make paper boats, but if you want a little challenge you may try...

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