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Oct 19, 2016

My PM 38

This is my version of the pm 38. I have changed the deck and added a center deck and added a back seat. Have not decided on what horse power will be

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Oct 13, 2016

New 4 inch Anchorfast Monel Nails

New 4 inch Anchorfast Monel nails, approximately 200 pounds, $1600, Contact or call John (813)203-5717

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Oct 08, 2016

Winterizing Your Wooden Boat

Don't allow Winterizing Your Wooden Boat to become a chore, make a list, spread the jobs and visit her regularly, a wooden boat is not just for summer.

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Oct 05, 2016

Is it better to keep wooden boats in water when not in use (during the winter and they're fresh water boats)?

I have 2 punt boats and was wondering if I should leave them in the water, in a boat house, during the winter or take them out? Any advice would be most

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Sep 20, 2016

cresset 1929 classic

I am selling Cresset (the one from good boats, and recent winner of best restoration at Victoria classic boat show). I have spent 7 years restoring her

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Sep 14, 2016

Is it OK to dry stack a wooden cabin cruiser?

I'm looking to purchase a Chris Craft 27' cabin cruiser. The boat is in excellent condition, but is currently being kept at a dock. Is there any

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Sep 14, 2016

Registrarion Numbers

I just finished my wood runabout with five coats of Interlux varnish. Now all I need to do is apply numbers to the hull to make her legal. I'll be

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Sep 12, 2016

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta April 19-25, 2017 Preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, which

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Sep 12, 2016

Dan Kidney Duck Skiff

I have a Dan Kidney duck skiff (1910-20s) that I haven't used in 50 yrs. (garage stored). Is there a buyer's market for such a craft in great condition?

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Sep 11, 2016

Clock & Barometer

Matching pair 6inch diameter Brass, from Ladyline (years ago). The Clock is quartz. I am afraid both are in used but serviceable condition. £20 The

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