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Jun 20, 2019

PM-38 MADE OF Military Grade FIBERGLASS SHEETS Jet-Boat!

I am well on my way to build two of these style boats with a jet-ski engine as apposed to an outboard. My fiberglass is from a military runway repair

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Jun 13, 2019

Keels to Wheels on display at Burrard Yacht Club (PHOTOS)

Keels to Wheels on display at Burrard Yacht Club, photo by Paul McGrath


Keels to wheels were on display at the annual Burrard Yacht Club's Classic Boat and Car Show held at the club's North Vancouver base on Saturday June 8th.

See more by Paul McGrath at North Shore News

Jun 13, 2019

Wood and Glory

(Bob Meninna for the Record Bee) Over 150 attended the Wood and Glory XXI Antique and Classic boat show at Konocti Vista Casino and Resort


Over 150 attended the Wood and Glory XXI Antique and Classic boat show at Konocti Vista Casino and Resort over the weekend.

Read more by Bob Meninna at the Record Bee

Jun 10, 2019

Flat-Packed Howth Yacht Club Classic Wins Podium Place

Rosemary heads seaward for the annual challenge of the Lambay Race, her maiden sail in her restored form


When photos circulated of the mangled remains of the 1907-built Howth 17 Rosemary in the wreckage of her storage shed on Howth’s East Pier after Storm Emma in March 2018, many unacquainted with the spirit of this 1897-founded class thought she would never sail again.

Read more by WM Nixon at Afloat.ie

Jun 09, 2019

A fleet of wooden boats docks and shines in Newport Harbor

Boat owner and builder since 1992, Dave Carroll of the boat Uncle Erwin chats with guests Saturday at the sixth annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival at Balboa Yacht Club. (Susan Hoffman)

Vintage and retro wood-hull boats sat elegantly in Newport Harbor’s calm water Saturday for the sixth annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival at Balboa Yacht Club.

See more by Susan Hoffman at the Los Angeles Times

Jun 08, 2019

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I just picked up this little laser sailboat. I had no idea it was solid wood when I saw it on Offer Up. I was ecstatic when I realized this. It's

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Jun 08, 2019

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Hello Kate,

Congratulations on your serendipitous discovery of the Laser Woody.

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Jun 07, 2019

Paddling his own canoe

The canoe maker’s personal canoe is a light blue 1939 Old Town. He bought it from a customer who didn’t want to pay to have it fixed. Cook restored it and made it his. - Brian Cook

To residents of Cache Lake in Algonquin Park and those living on its western fringe, Clarence Bouges is a local legend.
Bouges, who died in 1982, was a renowned eccentric who built superb canoes from the 1940s to 1981.

Read more by Patti Vipond at the Muskoka Region

Jun 07, 2019

Brooklin students finish boat and hit the water

Brooklin students finish boat and hit the water

BROOKLIN, Maine (WABI) - For the past twenty years, Brooklin School has teamed up with local builders to learn about waterways and what it takes to build boats.

Read more by Brianna Bires at Wabi.tv

Jun 07, 2019

Comments for Restoration of 1907 Mylne design 32' canoe stern

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