SERENA drawing.

SERENA

WB No. 249: SERENA is meant to keep the good aspects of the 30′2″ Shields-class one design, but in a boat that’s 25′ long. The new boat’s rig makes good ...

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International Maritime Festival

WoodenBoat’s Maritime Tour of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, April 13–19, 2016

On this tour, you’ll join the crew of the 65′ John Alden-designed schooner HERON for six incredible days of tropical sailing in company with some of the finest classic yachts from Europe and North America.

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Gandelow plans

To Build a Gandelow

In WoodenBoat Nos. 249 and 250, author Patrick Beautement describes in detail how the A.K. Ilen School of Wooden Boat Building in Limerick, Ireland, built four boats known as “gandelows.” The gandelow is a general-purpose type of rowing craft ...

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Author Charles G. Davis takes a personal joy in each of the boats that he presents in this book,...
The modern-day French frigate HERMIONE is a reconstruction of the ship that brought the Marquis de...

Sailing in the High Latitudes on the WoodenBoat Forum

Sailing in the High Latitudes on the WoodenBoat Forum

These gorgeous photographs of wooden boats cruising in the higher latitudes, have been assembled by Australian Peter Sibley, and others on the WoodenBoat Forum. Many of the images are from NorthSailing.ic in Iceland, and show their passenger schooners ÔPAL and DONNA WOOD sailing along the dramatic coasts of Greenland and Iceland.

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Peeler Skiff on trailer.

The boat was finished, and was trailered over to a boat shop for the installation of a 15 hp Toh