Welcome to my web page. I enjoy participating in many activities and like to share them with others.  Many of the activities involve boating. The El Toro link will show you every step I took to build a traditional wooden El Toro sailboat and the Elegant punt pages links you to a video I produced that tells all the virtues of the boat as well as how to construct it.

I am a member of the Yaquina Bay Yacht club. Their link will take you to their web page.

From 1974 - 1978 I was in the US Coast Guard. Follow the link to see pictures of the boats I worked on.

Check back as I add information about other boats including our Catalina 22 and Elegant Punt boat building projects.


Joe Novello

Newport, Oregon

Newport, Oregon