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At 10:41pm on May 15, 2012, Michael Teaford said…

Nice art work, hope to meet when we get to the other side of this continet..Michael..

At 4:56pm on March 1, 2011, James S (Jim) Halter said…

Derek,  One of my favorite nautical artist is Willard Bond.  I have several of his prints in my home. 


Fair winds

At 12:57am on September 11, 2010, robbie jajko said…
Excellent Paintings
Cheer's Mate
At 2:59pm on August 30, 2010, Herb Moore said…
Thanks for the invite, love your art, keep in touch.

At 10:21am on August 29, 2010, Jeff Betts said…
Hi Derek,
I am soon to be retired after 38 1/2 years. I got drafted in 71, entered basic at FT Ord in 72. Been to Iraq twice,Mosul region, and Afghaniatan once, was pretty much from end to the other there. My body is shot, my mind is burnt out, I am definately ready for setting the clock to Island Time. Maybe we will get a chance to hook up on my way down. Leaving around 9 Oct down the ICW, I have 30 days leave to get to southern florida. I'll plan on spending a night there on the way down. Jeff
At 1:54pm on August 26, 2010, Stan Williams said…
Thanks for the friend invite, appreciate it.
I am in Cape Coral but just about to move up to Tampa.
I will update my profime in a couple of weeks when I get settled in
Thanks again.
At 11:12am on August 13, 2010, Capt. John said…
I like your work very much ... very good.
At 7:38pm on August 12, 2010, Liv said…
Hello Derek . Your work is wonderful. It's an inspiration.
I've done a bit of water colour over the years and have enjoyed it very much.
At 2:40pm on August 12, 2010, Peggy Georgene Snead said…
Greetings Derek, beautiful paintings.
At 3:31pm on August 2, 2010, aage petersen said…
I like your work, fascinating, colours so vivid, Keep it up man.
At 1:20pm on July 12, 2010, TD Sullivan said…
Ahoy Derek, thank you for the invite!
At 1:02pm on June 14, 2010, Silver girl said…
wow, impressive talent & beautiful art... thanks for being the 1st sailor to befriend me

Lydia, aka silvergirl
At 4:03pm on May 11, 2010, Val said…
Hello Derek, Just had a quick look at some of your paintings. Brilliant! I am new to watercolour. Decided to give it a go after about a 30yr. layoff from oil painting. Bit tricky, but fun.
At 10:22pm on April 9, 2010, D Wogaman said…
Thanks for letting us know you are here. Your water colors are lovely. Keep up the good work.

D & Don
At 1:06pm on April 9, 2010, Lorenzo Camillo said…
Hi Derek, I love your dramatic watercolour skies. Bravo.
At 11:44am on April 9, 2010, Richard said…
Nice pics.
At 9:11pm on March 22, 2010, Robert J Pinney said…
I am really only interested now in meeting potential crew for Caribbean sail Barbados to Aruba 7/8 to 9/1. Not at all looking for art work. Thanks, Rob
At 8:12pm on March 20, 2010, Joan Martin said…
It's always great to meet other boaters, and good to meet you as well!!!! We keep a blog updated that we can access through our SSB. It is located at:
Take care!
S/V Tender Spirit
Home Port: Sitka, AK
now at: New Zealand
At 10:13am on March 5, 2010, Mike Guay said…
I had a look at your work, very nice. Do you get our sailing very often? I am heading down to Florida to visit my brother soon. Hope that the weather warms up a bit.
At 2:02am on February 27, 2010, Marvin Lipper said…
Hi Derek,
Lovely paintings. Good luck with them. Unfortunately I will need miniatures to fit on my boat. I am currently trying to decorate with my own small photographs. (very little bulkhead space.) I have been trying to convert my books to CD's or some electronic book reader. Electronic picture frames might work, but I have very little power on my boat. But, thanks for contacting me. Do you get out to sea?


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