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Dec 09, 2018

Top Weight’s Day

The Historical 18-footers race on 8 December 2018 in 20-25 knots.

Read more at The Open Boat book

Dec 09, 2018

Comments for "Damm Yankee" PM-38

Built a P38 with my Dad in the late 60's.

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Dec 08, 2018

Comments for 1960 Mason mahogany 20' outboard

Im Amazed

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Dec 01, 2018

Traditional craft, built in 1882, to be restored in Galway

Ciarán Oliver and Ross Forde with the ‘Lovely Anne’, part of the Galway Hooker Restoration project. Photograph: Andrew Downes

A 136-year-old wooden workboat dating from when writer James Joyce was born is due to be restored in Galway as part of a city community training project.

Read more by Lorna Siggins at the Irish Times


Nov 29, 2018

Peel Traditional Boat Weekend

Peel Traditional Boat WeekendFriday 2nd to Sunday 4th August 2019Peel marina, Isle of Man, British Isles. Friendly gathering of traditional craft in its

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Nov 29, 2018

At-Risk Young Adults Learn Art of Making Wooden Boats

The art of building small wooden boats is being used to help young, at-risk adults turn their lives around.

At a seaport center in Alexandria, they are serving as apprentices in aboat building program that gives them the skills, confidence and discipline to change their lives for the better.

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Nov 14, 2018

Comments for JACARÉ

Lively boat. Are plans available?

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Nov 14, 2018

Comments for DIY Yards

There is a boatyard in Charleston,SC that is a DIY yard.

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Nov 13, 2018

Comments for Tides

This site help me about my report of how to predict tides and I learned new some here that my teachers didn't lesson.

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Nov 12, 2018

Plywood boat seam restoration

I am trying to restore an old Mirror and I am finding it very difficult to find info online about how to seal the seams between the plywood construction.

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