Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats
Kenneth Grahame - Wind in The Willows



Only two sailors, in my experience, never ran aground. One never left port and the other was an atrocious liar
Don Bamford

Never have words of more truth been penned. This way to the Bidney's version of those principles.

The video sailing logs



An Airman of the First Order...

A Quiet Birdman...

Who Loved Trains the Best...

The Life & Times of

Capt. James L Harper

Barnstormer, Flyer of the Mail, Airline Captain, Staff Flight Instructor for the RCAF, Douglas Aircraft Test Pilot & Flight Deck Instructor, Clipper Ship Skipper, Far East Aviator with Air Burma & Sukarno's Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia, Chief of the Douglas DC-8 Flight Simulator School, Hong Kong Aviation Business Man, Family Man, Country Gentleman, Collector of Stray Mutts, & School Bus Driver

This is the story of a great aviator - James L Harper of Hayfield, MN



.. To Navigate Her Seas


To Navigate the
Skies of the World
Or..