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Jul 11, 2020


Teak boat bits surplus to requirements following sale of my boat: 1. Teak louvered door 38cm x 25cm. Chandler price £90.00. My price £45.00. 2. Teak

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Jul 08, 2020

Paignton boat builder had to remove patio door to launch vessel

Steve Goodchild had to remove the patio door and its frame to get the vessel out of his house

A man who built a 16-foot sailing dinghy in his house was forced to remove his patio door to get it out.

Read more at BBC News Devon

Jul 08, 2020

Classic Boats of Crystal Lake traditional Fourth of July boat parade motors on

The Classic  Boat Parade was expanded to include other boaters this Fourth of July. (Courtesy Photo/Vicki Carpenter)

There was at least one pandemic-safe parade in Benzie County.

Read more at My Sanantonio.com

Jul 03, 2020

Advice on refinishing the little plywood Sailboat my father build in the 60's

I am the new keeper of a 12 by 6 foot plywood boat that my father built in the 1960's. It has been stored indoors and dry (mostly in TX and NM) for the

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Jul 02, 2020

1953 14ft Wooden Runabout Restoration

Hello, I’m new to the forum and super-new to wooden boats. I’m attempting a restoration of a 14ft runabout, hopefully not biting off more than I can

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Jul 02, 2020

Dunkirk Little Ship restoration: The amazing story of a boat that survived both World Wars

Nigel Walters never set out to buy a classic motor yacht, let alone onewith a history as long and distinguished as Dorian's.

Read more at Motor Boat and Yachting

Jun 29, 2020

Local scout completes restoration of 1950s lifeguard boat

After a year of planning, Ethan Huntington completed his Eagle Scout Service Project.(Courtesy)

Fourteen-year-old Boy Scout Ethan Huntington, a member of Encinitas-based Troop 777, recently completed a restoration of a 1950s lifeguard boat for his Eagle Scout Service Project.

Read more by Luke Harold at the Encinitas Advocate.

Jun 29, 2020

11th Annual Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race still sailing in September

Photo: Kate Gahs

The popular Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race is still planning to continue its tradition of showcasing the history and elegance of classically designed wooden sailboats during the weekend of September 19-20, 2020..

Read more at Eye On Annapolis

Jun 24, 2020

Orchard Hill, Ga. Seeking Project Tender or Materials

6-24-20 @10:10 am Yeah I live on a lake and I just came back from South Florida and I live down there for three years working in boat yards and on sail

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Jun 19, 2020

Sheriff's office to lead Fourth of July classic boat parade

Classic Boats of Crystal Lake will be hosting a boat parade on Crystal Lake for the Fourth of July Holiday, and is inviting the public to participate. (Courtesy Photo)

There will be at least one pandemic-safe parade in Benzie County.

At 9 a.m. on the Fourth of July, Classic Boats of Crystal Lake will host a parade for any and all power boats on Crystal Lake, to be led by the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office boat.

Read more at LMTonline


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