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WoodenBoat 239, July/August 2014

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WoodenBoat issue 239

  • Aboard: WINIFRED — A 1926 Lake Union Dreamboat by Greg Gilbert
  • A Modern Traditional Boatbuilder — The long career of Louis Sauzedde by Jay Picotte
  • A Tiller Control — Short-term self-steering by Harry Bryan
  • The Master of Lines — The worldwide reach of Johan Anker by Elin Kragset Vold and Ole Engen
  • VARG — Restoring a 1927 Johan Anker 8-Meter by Bruce Stannard
  • Return of a Dragon — The careful restoration of HUBRIS by Bill Jacobs
  • ALBATROSS — Taking a much-loved lobsteryacht into the future by Walter Ansel
  • ADVENTURE at Sea — After a long, hard reconstruction, a 1926 Gloucesterman sails again by Randall Peffer

Cover: The 8-Meter class sloop VARG, launched in 1924 by the Anker & Jensen yard of Oslo, Norway, was recently rebuilt by Wilson Bros. of Tasmania. See page 48 for a profile of designer Johan Anker, and page 62 for the story of VARG’s resurrection.
Photograph by Kraig Carlström

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  • The Art of Making FastText and illustrations by Jan Adkins

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WoodenBoat 238, May/June 2014

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WoodenBoat issue 238FEATURES

  • Life on the River — Steamers and shantyboats of Ohio and Mississippi by Randall Peffer
  • All in the Details — Multiple joinery lessons in a classic booby hatch by Michael Podmaniczky
  • MADDY SUE — Restoration of an iconic Maine picnic boat by Douglas Brooks
  • A Schooner for East Texas — The 20-year construction of BRADNA ROSE by Jonathan Weinstein
  • Going Steady, Going Fast — The powerboat racing team of Harold and Lorna Wilson by John Summers
  • Chasing the Tide by Peter Neill
  • Remembering the Schooner NIÑA — Part 2: Her latter years by Richard “Deke” Ulian
  • How to Build Phoenix III — Part 3: A versatile, easy-to-build 15-footer by Ross Lillistone

Cover:  In 1932, Chester Clement of Mount Desert Island, Maine, built this shapely boat for winter lobstering and summer chartering. MADDY SUE (ex-TRAILAWAY), which has been recently restored, proved highly influential in the development of picnic boats.
Photograph by Benjamin Mendlowitz

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  • Cordage — Cordage is critical to the operation of every boat, and serves a variety of roles onboard
    by Jan Adkins

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WoodenBoat 237, March/April 2014

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WoodenBoat issue 237FEATURES

  • A Schooner for Miss Dolan — Creating DEFIANCE for a strong-willed yachtswoman by Bill Peterson
  • SPARTINA — A lobsterboat-style Great Lakes cruiser by George D. Jepson
  • Remembering the Schooner NIÑA — Part 1: Her early years by Richard Dey
  • Thumper’s World — An inspired waterman, a 100-year-old schooner, and the notorious Delaware Bay by Randall Peffer
  • The Return of the Giant-Slayer — The schooner CORAL OF COWES by Nic Compton
  • Aboard TOLKA — A limousine launch for Muskoka by Timothy Du Vernet
  • The Ghosts in the Rossie Mill — by Stan Grayson
  • How to Build Phoenix III, Part 2 — A versatile, easy-to-build 15-footer by Ross Lillistone

Cover:  CORAL OF COWES is well suited to Caribbean and European charters, which she has done since 2011. Largely original in all but her rig (she was launched as a yawl in 1902), the storied British yacht lay dormant for decades until a restoration was completed in 2005.
Photograph by Nic Compton

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  • Keeping Watch by Jan Adkins

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WoodenBoat 236, January/February 2014

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  • The Designs of Arch Davis — Classic forms for the contemporary builder by Robert W. Stephens
  • FETCH — Adapting a small daysailer for cruising by Tom Jackson
  • The Lives of a Cat — CONJURER and her succession of saviors by Skye Davis
  • FAST PIECE OF FURNITURE — From Cold War Estonia to Maine’s cold winter by Bill Buchholz
  • Aged in Wood — How SAWDUST became the legacy of three boatbuilding generations by F. Marshall Bauer
  • Aboard EVERGLADES — A contemporary glass-cabin launch by Maria Simpson
  • How to Build Phoenix III, Part 1 — A versatile, easy-to-build 15-footer by Ross Lillistone
  • TACOMA — How an American tuna clipper changed the face of Australian fishing by Bruce Stannard

Cover:  On Maine’s Chickawaukie Pond, Bill Buchholz gets a running start with his Monotype XV iceboat. He built the boat to a design that originated in Estonia before World War II.
Photograph by Alison Langley

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  • Towing for the Yachtsman by Andy Chase

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