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Apr 17, 2019

The workers whose offices are in sheds, boats, cabins and mansions

When she feels like a change of scenery, Gale Lewis sometimes sails her boat further down the River Cleddau

Fed up with commuting and the sight of your office walls?

These four amazing work spaces may make you think again.

Read more by Amanda Powell at Walesonline.

Apr 10, 2019

Hal Kelly JINX

For Sale Hal Kelly JINX The “Jinx” is another Hal Kelly design, 11ft A/B Utility, primarily meant for Class “B” stock utility racing. She holds 4 kids

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Apr 09, 2019

International 12 Foot Dinghy Friendship Regatta at Rutland - Preview

The International 12ft dinghy © Vincent Delany

After many years of putting plastic into the oceans, the sailing community are now joining the revolution to save our sea.

No longer do sailors have to sit on an expensive piece of plastic (which cannot be recycled when it reaches the end of its life), now there are timber alternatives which have a longer working life as a racing boat.

Read more by Vincent Delany at Sail World

Apr 08, 2019


I found this Barn Find of an older constructed 15ft sailing dinghy designed by the famous Ed Monk. She is in fairly poor shape...but, I shall restore

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Apr 07, 2019


A historic Chris-Craft runabout

Organizers are preparing for the 10th Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show.
Set for April 12-13, and on the 14th until all participants have left, generally before noon, the show features both classic and modern wooden vessels from model-sized to grand old runabouts of the past and much more.

Read more at St. Mary Now

Apr 07, 2019

Boats Will Be Built, Then Sailed, in Bodega Bay

The first weekend of May 2019 is a delight of DIY-big proportions around Bodega Bay. Why? Crafty teams'll construct boats, then sail them, all within a matter of hours.

How fast can a team construct a water-worthy vessel?

Read more by Alysia Gray Painter at NBC Los Angeles.

Apr 01, 2019

In the shed with Reverend Fred: How boat building bonds these men.

The evenings bring men in the Arnold's Cove area together for a bit of chat and craftsmanship. (Todd O'Brien)

They gather for the boat-building and stay for the chat.

Read more by Todd O'Brien at the CBC News

Mar 26, 2019

2019 Lakeside Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Festival

Lakeside Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Festival Sunday, July 21, 2019 12-4 p.m. Lakeside, Ohio 236 Walnut Avenue, Lakeside, Ohio 43440 Visit www.lakesideohio.com/woodenboatshow

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Mar 20, 2019

Comments for 1948 Wood Sloop built in eastern Washington

Info on builder

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Mar 17, 2019

23ft Buchanan Classic wooden yacht "Peri" FREE TO TAKE AWAY IN GUERNSEY

Classic Wooden yacht free to take away - LOCATED IN GUERNSEY - Currently on the beach in St Sampson's and needing attention and a new home. Needs a new

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