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Nov 26, 2015


IT is a kit boat from the Taft family in the twin citys, Mn. It is the only know one left from them I have ALL history of it.

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Nov 23, 2015

Anyone know anything about this wooden boat ?

Hello, Last June we bought this boat. The only thing we know is that it's made of wood. We don't know where its build or which name it has get. Many

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Nov 22, 2015

How to Start to Sail

Boats that work, first starter was a sabo you call it a pram. Then moved up to a flying Dutchman, safe fill it with water they just need balling, this

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Nov 22, 2015

First sailboat?

First time build for my grandsons to learn sailing. Ideas welcome!

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Nov 20, 2015

Li'l Tipsy

I built my version of the 12' Mustang from the PM plans in 2008 during my senior year of high school. I used the boat a few times with a trolling motor

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Nov 18, 2015

1964 Broward - 76ft

Restored for Sale or TradeBeautiful restored boat with teak and mahogany and cedar closets. Asking $75,000 for quick sale. Will consider trades.

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Nov 18, 2015

Connecting Flybridge Steering

I would like to connect my steering and transmission to a flybridge. I would like to be able to lock out whatever control I am not using. I wouldn't

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Nov 16, 2015

wanted old boat for free in london and surrounding areas

Hi there, would like to recieve a free boat in and around London with no problems with mooring. Thanks, Please send photo and information about it too.

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Nov 14, 2015

20' Grew SeaMaster

I am re doing the whole bottom of a 1952 mahogany lapstrake 20' Grew SeaMaster Utility. The Keel, stem, framing,ribs, planks ect. It's all in bad shape.

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Nov 12, 2015

1956 Owens Flagship 35'

I inherited this 1956 Owens Flagship 35' boat from my dad. He bought it in July of 1999. It's been sitting where you see it now since then. Everything

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