Atlas

The magazine of material culture


Ice-Yacht
Just over a hundred years ago, sailing a boat-like vessel over ice was the fastest way to travel over sea, land, or air. Under the right conditions, a wooden ice yacht could reach unprecedented speeds of over one-hundred miles-an-hour. With the rivers they used to travel on no longer able to fully freeze due to warmer winters, the future of this sport is in question. 
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Atlas is a print magazine that centers on craftsmanship and curio collecting. Each page of the publication tells a story of dedicated craftsmen and inspired gatherers of objects from the past. Through the current issue of Atlas contains, readers will journey with a salt harvester along the Oregon coast, discover secrets of single-malt Scotch makers, and adventure into abandoned buildings in search of vintage denim. Every mail-order issue has a clip from a weathered sea chart tucked inside.

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