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The 36-foot Sea Beast, a motor sailor designed and built at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding

Boat three years in the making to be launched Friday in Port Townsend

Read more by Cydney Mcfarland at the Peninsula Daily News



SF boat parade sails proudly into second century

San Francisco boat parade sails proudly into second century

Read more by by Carl Nolte at the SF Chronicle



20th consecutive year of Classic Yacht racing on Port Phillip begins

20th consecutive year of Classic Yacht racing on Port Phillip begins

Read more by by Peter at Classic Yacht Association of Australia




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Linda Greig has completed a memorable row for charity on the other side of the world

Oar-mighty effort!

Dunbar woman Linda Greig completes mega row in Tasmania

Read more by Cameron Ritchie at The East Lothian Courier.



Lucie sailing in the Newport Classic Yacht Regatta. Photo by Cory Silken, c/o Panerai

A new, fairer, racing rule has been adopted by the classic yacht fleet of America’s eastern seaboard.

Read more by Steffan Meyric-Hughes at Classic Boat.



Antigua Classics 2017, day 1

Antigua Classics 2017, day 1

Read more by Rob Peake at Classic Boat




King’s Lynn Purfleet Trust clients to join inaugural trade run around Norfolk coast

King’s Lynn Purfleet Trust clients to join inaugural trade run around Norfolk coast

Read more at the Llynn News



Hobart wooden boat festival

Hobart excels: wooden boat festival considered best in the world.

Read more at My Sailing.com.au



replica of the long boat used by Captain Bligh after the mutiny on the HMS Bounty

A replica of the long boat used by Captain Bligh on display at the London Boat Show.

Read more on the Captain JP's Log.


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CA, USA

20th May
Antique and Classic Boat Show
NC, USA

22nd to 28th May
Semaine du Golfe du Morbihan
France

24th to 28th May
Sportmer Riva Revival Saint Tropez
France

25th to 28th May
Les Voiles Latines
France

25th to 28th May
Oostende Voor Anker
Belgium

25th to 28th May
Havenfeesten Blankenberge
Belgium

25th to 28th May
Max Oertz Regatta
Germany

26th May to 4th June
The Fal River Festival
UK

27th to 28th May
Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta
UK

27th to 29th May
Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2017
UK

27th May to 3rd June
Sail Caledonia
Scotland

28th to 29th May
Peter Norlin Memorial Classic
Sweden

29th May
Classic & Vintage Racing Dinghy Association, Avon River Rally
UK


Recent Articles

  1. Wilhelm Zantow{Bill}

    May 19, 17 12:52 AM

    In the process of making some long Reach Clamps {Wooden Boat No.240} I noticed a characteristic that they had. That inspired me to put together a new

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  2. Sail’n’Oar Flattie Skiff

    May 12, 17 05:51 AM

    Sail’n’Oar Flattie Skiff, an easy to build boat. This 12ft skiff is an ideal family boat. She is very safe, stable and seaworthy. Sparkling sailing

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  3. 1961 Cruisers M202 project boat yay or nay

    May 09, 17 12:06 AM

    Got her free. Dropped seat and made hole in hull. Some rot and delamination. Should we try to repair and restore? Out of water since 2014 and

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