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Mar 16, 2017

A new boat and a new tip.

I am using this simple arrangement on my latest “Easy to Build Design”. She is a 12 foot skiff for general purpose but mainly for sailing. The idea

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Mar 14, 2017

Hull design

Hello everybody, I'm a wooden boat enthusiast, and have been studying a lot on the subject because my final goal as soon as I retire is to build a 32

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Mar 11, 2017

1969 carver 19' cuddy

Make an offer! Needs a home and someone willing to restore her... 100% there just needs talc!

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Mar 09, 2017

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

8th to 10th September 2017 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival Northwest Maritime Center, Port Townsend,WA, USA The most inspirational and educational

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Mar 09, 2017

Justine Marie

I bought this a year ago for ten dollars at a lein sale.

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Mar 06, 2017

Pompie clinker

Hi all, I have a question I have a 18 wooden clinker it's sitting on a trailer in my drive way. I bought it 4 months ago and it's starting to split in

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Mar 02, 2017

Would like to know more about a Coast Guard 26 foot cabin launch from the 1930's

We are in the process of restoring a Coast Guard 26 ft cabin launch which we believe was built in the late 1930's. It was used to service the surrounding

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Feb 22, 2017

Boatbuilding Tips

Boatbuilding Tips for amateur back yard builders of wooden boats, hints on making your boat construction a success.

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Feb 16, 2017

Atkin 32’ Gaff Rig Cutter

SPECTACULAR VALUE FOR TRADITIONAL WOODEN BOAT LOVER Built by experienced builder/owner. 80% completed Survey Valued as is $35,000 Replacement

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Feb 14, 2017

Sail Balance

Notes on Sail Balance, designing a sailing rig, how set the relationship between the center of effort and the center of lateral resistance.

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