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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

    Save a Classic


    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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