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Jul 31, 2017

Is this $400 boat with a twist in the keel a bargain or firewood

I saw a boat, motor (that also needs some work) and trailer going for $400. The boat definitely needs some work. This would be my first boat project

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Jul 30, 2017

1963 Greavette, Executive Model, "Shelley Ann"

The paint on the transom peels off by hand, between the paint and the wood is a layer of thin white crust, is this the early stages of rot? Any input

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Jul 27, 2017

Wilhelm Zantow{Bill}

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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Jul 27, 2017

Folkboat 'Oakleaf'

Purchased in 2014 for three hundred pounds. Made ready for sea with recon engine and new mast and rig. Sailed regularly in 2015 and 2016. Now ashore

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Jul 27, 2017

Can anyone help identify this boat / design?

Any help in identifying this particular design would be greatly appreciated. PS: Also just to let you know that our Langkawi yacht charter business is

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Jul 27, 2017

Mytilene

Built in 1936 by the Palmer Scott yard in Fairhaven, Mass. She is cutter rigged with a roller furling Yankee jib, staysail and main. She was built

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Jul 26, 2017

1959 Whirlwind Runabout

This boat has been in my extended family since new. Has been stored inside until 2 years ago. 1964 Mercury 50 HP motor. 1966 Holesclaw trailer.

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Jul 19, 2017

Boat emblems 1956 wolverine boat

where can I find emblems for a 1956 wolverine boat to buy. The originals are gone. The boat is restored and has a newer motor. I have had it out on

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Jun 08, 2017

70's project 5mt

I have been told by a shipwright that is able to be re built, my knowledge is nil regarding boats. The boat is located in Candelo 1/2 hour from Bega

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May 12, 2017

Sail’n’Oar Flattie Skiff

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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