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Aug 14, 2022

Yachting Monthly Senior wooden sailing cruiser

Yachting monthly senior wooden sailing cruiser lovingly cared for over 30 years plus - repainted each year. Age forces time to move on (88)! 16 foot

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Jul 17, 2022

Dee-Wite Model 8

1931 Dee-Wite Model 8 Restored about 20 years ago Around 50 hours on repowered Mercuirser 4.3 motor Good varnish and wood Aluminum trailer included

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Jul 14, 2022

Bending D-fir gunwhales

I am attempting to bend 1x2 x14' D-fir for the gunwales on a wooden boat I am building. The bend is ~3' over a 7' length. I tried the dry wood and

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Jul 08, 2022

Antique and Classic Boat Show prepares for 44th year

SKANEATELES — The Skaneateles community and its lake are nearly synonymous with boats.

by Jason Gabak

From the many boats that can be found around the lake and at the community docks, to the boats that come from near and far to spend a day on the lake, to the anchor logo used by the school to the rich history of boat making that can be found at The Creamery, boats and Skaneateles do seem to go hand in hand.

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Jul 08, 2022

Boat show brings wooden watercraft to Marine on St. Croix

St. Croix

By Greg Seitz

Event on July 12 celebrates long tradition of wooden canoes and other handmade craft along the St. Croix River.

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Jul 08, 2022

20th British Classic Week ready for the start gun

20th British Classic Week

By Classic Boat

Organised by the British Classic Yacht Club, the regatta will take place in Cowes from 16th – 23rd July 2022

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Jul 06, 2022

Boat Show Coming August 5-7

Sturgeon Bay

By Door County Pulse

The Classic and Wooden Boat Show will be held Aug. 5-7 on Sturgeon Bay’s historical waterfront, which now boasts a new promenade and the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower.

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Jul 01, 2022

Nothing lasts forever.... unless you're an International 14

Nothing lasts forever.... unless you're an International 14 © Dougal Henshall

by Dougal Henshall

It isn't often that the stars align for writers, with a number of earlier articles all coming together to tell an interesting story that has a wider context.

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Jun 24, 2022

1931 Dee-Wite Model 8

I recently purchased this 1931 Dee-Wite model 8. She is leaking from the transom corner where it meets the chine. I included a picture of area inside

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Jun 17, 2022

Building Boats, Building Lives

Apprentice program instructors Chris Cease, left, and Gabe Beckerman provide tips on building a sailboat to two of the apprentices. (Deborah Block/VOA)

Deborah Block/VOA

“I have to keep the pressure slow and steady, so I don’t mess this up,” said Tykeece Simms, cutting some boards for a doghouse.

Simms is learning woodworking skills as an apprentice in the Alexandria Seaport Foundation’s wooden boatbuilding program in Alexandria.

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