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    Digger 17 Clamming Skiff


    “This looks like a perfect clamming skiff: rugged and simple to build.”


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  • May/June 2014, Issue 238

    WoodenBoat Magazine

    • Steamers and shantyboats of Ohio
    • Multiple joinery lessons
    • Restoration of an iconic Maine picnic boat
    • A Schooner for East Texas
    • The powerboat racing team of Harold and Lorna Wilson
    • Chasing the Tide
    • Remembering the Schooner NIÑA, Part 2
    • A versatile, easy-to-build 15-footer, Part 3

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  • May/June 2014, Issue 238

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    An Atkin Gaff-Rigged Cruising Ketch


    Here’s a wholesome cruising boat that you can pretty much climb aboard and use—after her masts are stepped and the sails are bent on, that is.


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  • Newsstand Only Special Issue

    Small Boats 2014

    Showcasing over 20 small boats for sail, power, paddle, and oar.

    • Making a Boat a Home: Six clever tents for camp-cruising
    • Lit’l Petrel - A simple and admirable tender
    • The Simmons Sea Skiff - A seaworthy outboard fishing boat
    • Sinne 610 Expedition Boat - For adventuresome rowing
    • Thompson Thomboy - A speedy little runabout
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Lessons of the BOUNTY

The BOUNTYWe’ve received numerous requests for reprints of Capt. Andy Chase’s article “Lessons of the BOUNTY: Drawing experience from tragedy,” published in WB No. 233 (July/August, 2013). That article recounts the sinking of the BOUNTY during Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012.