Shackleton has moved on without me!

It comes as bitty sweet that I inform all of you that Shackleton has moved on to a new owner.  Jim Wilson of Portland, OR takes the torch and continues the legacy of Shackleton.  I wish Jim all the best in his adventures with my well loved micro cruiser.

Why did I sell Shackleton?

I am currently building another boat, a Skiff America 20, which I feel better meets my needs as a family man with a wife, 4 kids at home and 2 in college.  I truly enjoyed building and sailing Shackleton and believe she is a fine vessel.  However, I don’t have room for two lovers in my life.  I’m a passionate guy, and only have room for one girl at a time.

I was indeed torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool, love’n both boats was breaking all the rules.

So, Jim takes over as Shackleton’s new captain and I move on to another chapter of my life.

If any of you would like to see my new build, you can check it out at:

Happy sailing to all and I hope to see you out on the water,

Brent Butikofer