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WoodenBoat 241, November/December 2014

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WoodenBoat issue 241

  • Sailing with the CHARLES W. MORGAN — Authenticity in rig makes the 1841 bark a vision of the past by Tom Jackson
  • HIAWATHA — An American yacht in Istanbul by Tom Pamperin
  • Scrapin’ Time — The crabbers and crab boats of Smith Island, Maryland by Randall Peffer
  • Stormy and ISTAR — A new Coaster, after decades of perseverance by Jim Gilbert
  • Preserving an L. Francis Herreshoff Classic — The restoration of BEN MY CHREE  by Tyler Fields
  • Accuracy School — A year in the life of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding by Lawrence W. Cheek
  • Building an Amesbury Skiff, Part 2 — A classic outboard-powered boat, in
    oak, locust, and cedar by Graham McKay
  • The Boat Shower — A practical, minimalist solution by Nat Benjamin

Cover: During the summer of 2014, the 1841 whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN
set sail on her first voyage in almost 90 years. In the final phase of her restoration, she was completely rerigged with cotton canvas sails and hemp and manila cordage.
Photograph by Dennis Murphy/Mystic Seaport Museum

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  • Waking Up Your BoatText and illustrations by Jan Adkins

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WoodenBoat 240, September/October 2014

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WoodenBoat issue 240

  • The Antique Boat Museum — Time travel in a powerboater’s paradise by Jay Picotte
  • A Deep-Reach Clamp — For hard-to-get-to areas by Harry Bryan
  • Bill Page — Market maker by Bill Mayher
  • The Thames Waterman’s Stroke — Elegant, efficient rowing by Chris Cunningham
  • GRAYHOUND’s Encore — The rebirth of a lug-rigged privateer  by Patrick Holian
  • The Shipwright’s Adze — Mastering a classic edge tool by Mark Jaquith
  • The Geometry of Rowing — Or: Why do I need a sliding seat for that nice wherry? by John Harris
  • Building an Amesbury Skiff — Part 1 — A classic outboard-powered boat, in oak, locust, and cedar by Graham McKay

Cover: Graham McKay, director of Lowell’s Boat Shop in Amesbury, Massachusetts, takes a break from sea trials in a newly launched 16′ Amesbury Skiff. Graham and his crew built the boat for a how-to-build series beginning with this issue. See page 72.
Photograph by Ali Goodwin

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  • Putting Your Boat to BedText and illustrations by Jan Adkins

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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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  • 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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  • 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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