L. Jan Childers took a six-hour canoe and tripled it. He writes that he built the canoe from plans in WoodenBoat, and then key adding until he had a sailing trimaran. Launching her in july 2012, Jan won a special award at the Cape Fear Community College for his innovative idea. Jan and his wife Margaret sail WIND PUSHER in the waters near their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Six-Hour Canoe published by the Benford Design Group is available from The WoodenBoat Store.