Exploring WoodenBoat’s Rare Book Library
“The WoodenBoat Research Library has a fabulous selection of rare and antique nautical books that contain many intriguing articles and works of art. Take a peek at some of the jewels from this collection.”
November/December 2014, Issue 241
- Sailing with the CHARLES W. MORGAN
- An American yacht in Istanbul
- The crabbers and crab boats of Smith Island, Maryland
- Stormy and ISTAR
- The restoration of BEN MY CHREE
- A year in the life of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding
- The Boat Shower
- Building an Amesbury Skiff — Part 2
Small Boats Monthly
A NEW on-line magazine crafted especially for those who store and maintain their boats at home
- A 2,400-mile solo descent of the Missouri River aboard a standup paddleboard
- The Penobscot Wherry
- The Golant Ketch
- A Reader-built strip kayak
- A sea anchor, solar charging system, and tips for stowing oars and spars
My Wooden Boat of the Week:
“The Lark Scow — the Laser of the 1900’s”
“In the winter of 1897 – 1898, C.G. Davis designed and built a 16-foot chined scow for his own use. It was a simple build for that time, the hull featuring a shallow arc bottom like the Clapham designed Bouncer (a designer Davis highly respected).”
Join for FREE! Sign up now
You are now logged in.
Photos & Videos
Friday, October 24, 2014 to Saturday, October 25, 2014Roanoke Island Maritime Museum 104 Fernando Street Manteo, NC 27954
Saturday, October 25, 2014Beaufort, North Carolina.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 to Sunday, November 2, 201410 Clubhouse Drive Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
New featured video from WoodenBoat!
If you’re in the market for a boat to build, this is a fine place to start. And if you are a designer offering plans or kit boats, we invite you to enter your information, there is no charge! This is for boats of ANY hull material.
Resolute 16-6, large capacity, stable yet pleasing to the eye. Developed in response to...