84-Year-Old Sailed Across Atlantic in Homemade Raft

Comment from Anonymous:

“Across the Atlantic – in a garden shed: Most 84-year-olds would settle for a Saga cruise. But this ancient mariner had other ideas. https://dailym.ai/1G0hD9r

Note: Anthony Smith passed away in July 2014 at age 88: https://nyti.ms/17DNyxR

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

5 Responses to 84-Year-Old Sailed Across Atlantic in Homemade Raft

  1. Such a feat at the age of 84 ? I am stunned by the gentleman's vigor, zest, and spirit and am ashamed that I do so little at 65. Rest In Peace, Mr. Anthony Smith. My goal is to grow up and be like U !
    Steve of Arkansas, USA

  2. I think it is evil what they tried to do to this man, and so glad he won….

    http://montrealgazette.com/news/rental-board-sides-with-82-year-old-tenant-fighting-eviction

    Rental board sides with 82-year-old tenant fighting eviction

    Quebec’s rental board has sided with an 82-year-old tenant who was fighting an eviction notice after it was sent to his Little Italy apartment while he was hospitalized and fighting stomach cancer.

    Pierino di Tonno and his lawyer brought their case before Quebec’s rental board in early March.

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