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Nov 20, 2017

Narooma Boats Afloat festival

Narooma Boats Afloat Festival

The winner of the “Most Desirable” boat at the 2017 NaroomaBoats Afloat Festival was a traditional clinker dinghy made by DickBedell of Batehaven.

The 12-foot dinghy named “Flinders” was built over two yearsby Mr Bedell out of Huon pine with copper and brass fittings.

Read more by Stan Gorton at the Narooma News

Nov 16, 2017

I cut into my rotary steering. Will it still work alright.

So I'm building my first boat, a 16 foot cuddy cabin with a 50 HP Johnson (will post photos when done). I am literally piecing it together from old parts

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Nov 12, 2017

Charting a Lesson

Student Josh Minker works with teacher Joe Youcha in the depths of a boat in the Marine Technology program at CAT South. (Joshua McKerrow, staff / Capital Gazette)

Uusing boats to teach students math and more at CAT South

Read more by Rachael Pacella at Capital Gazette

Nov 11, 2017

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Wooden Boat Festival

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum hosted a wooden boat festival, witha range of exhibits and workshops in Huskisson.

Read more by Rebecca Fist at the South CoastRegister

Nov 09, 2017

Norway’s Oselvar Boat, a National Treasure

Norway’s Oselvar Boat. (Kjell Magnus Okland)

Oslevar boat listed on UNESCO's 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' list.

Read more by Susan Hallett at the Epoch Times

Nov 08, 2017

2018 Vancouver International Boat Show

17th to 21st January 2018 2018 Vancouver International Boat Show Indoor venue at BC Place, and the Floating Show at Granville Island,Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Nov 03, 2017

7'2" Yacht Tender Ian Oughtred Design

This classy little Auklette yacht tender is newly built and designed by Ian Oughtred. The hull is Okkume mahogany and the rest is ash and sassafras.

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Oct 31, 2017

Dinghy cruising Lago di Como

Oct 27, 2017

Youth help build Norwegian style boat in Duluth

Oct 27, 2017

The Designs Of Albert Strange



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