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Jun 22, 2016

Sailing Yacht NINA

An historic yacht, that was bought in 1994 and restored completely within 12 years using the original photos and materials. One of the main goals was

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Jun 17, 2016

2016 Wooden Boat Show - Tiburon, CA - June 26

26th June 2016 The 23rd annual MMBA’s Wooden Boat Show The Corinthian Yacht Club, Tiburon, Calif, USA View and board classic sailing vessels, meet their

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Jun 13, 2016

Kings Shilling - Classic 1947 Norfolk Broards cruiser

The Kings Shilling is a true Broads classic. Originally built in 1947, from Guatemalan mahogany over an English oak frame. Every element has been meticulously

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Jun 09, 2016

Viaporin Tuoppi XXXII
Saturday 13th of August 2016

The biggest wooden boat event in Europe on 13-14 August 2016. Come and join us in the wooden sailing boats’ parade! Viaporin Tuoppi has been a live

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Saturday 13th of August 2016"

Jun 03, 2016


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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May 25, 2016

restoring a 1962 boat Named JUST-A-BOAT

This boat was just about to be burned in 2003. Found in a grove of trees. This boat has been many places from that time, the Missouri, the Mississippi,

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May 24, 2016

HouseBoat 20

This is my firs boat and I built it from plans that I ordered trough internet. It took two and half years to build because its too cold during the winter

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May 20, 2016

Sandy Bottom

Hi. I just bought a 1963 Owens Cabin Cruiser. She has been in a barn for 30 years. I want her floating in 2 weeks. What is the best method for sealing

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May 07, 2016

1961 Modified H-28

Built and purchased in Japan in 1961. Sailed to Hawaii, then to Morro Bay. Eventually ended up in Seattle where I bought her. 5000 hours later

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May 06, 2016

Cotton cloth for first sail?

I'm intending to make my own sails, and am currently reading The Sailmaker's Apprentice with an eye to practicing the techniques involved. For my first

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