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Jul 24, 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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Jul 08, 2017


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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Jun 16, 2017

Catamaran Sailboats

Hi everyone on board. I'm NEW on that stuff, so, please, forgive me some... I've read some about CATAMARANS, but NOT enough to give me the RIGHT WAY

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Jun 12, 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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Jun 11, 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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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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Jun 04, 2017

Carvel boat,s

Good day from Western Australia. Can some kind person Please advise the name for that section (piece) which connects the keel to stem piece on larger

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May 19, 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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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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