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  • November/December 2014, Issue 241

    WoodenBoat Magazine

    • 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

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