We spend a lot of time and attention on the boats, while in truth,
most of them would be dead in the water without forcole and remi.
The crafting of these vauable pieces of harware are only made by a handful of people, and one of thse guys is celebrating his birthday:
To watch Paolo in action, check out "Paolo Sets a Forcola Free".
I can almost smell that hardwood and sawdust that is associated with any visit I've ever had to a remer's shop.
To read about Paolo's enviable place in the world of remers, take a look at "Carli's legacy".
And of course, his website is now in english.
Happy Birthday Paolo!