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FRANCIS LEE

Francis Lee

Fractional Sloop, 39hp Yanmar Saildrive
Blakely Harbor, WA
Launching Date: 
March 29, 2014
Designer: 
Bob Perry
Builder: 
Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding
LOA: 
62′ 
The Ashitenma on Launch Day

Ashitenma

Ashitenma
Tokyo, Japan
Launching Date: 
August 31, 2013
Designer: 
from the lines of a 1950s net-fishing boat from from the Inland Sea region of Japan
Builder: 
Douglas Brooks and his apprentice Takumi Suzuki, with assistance from Koji Matano
LOA: 
20′ 
Got Mahogony in Michigan

Got Mahogony?

electric
Cleveland, OH
Launching Date: 
April 06, 2006
Designer: 
John Blazy
Builder: 
John Blazy
LOA: 
14′ 
Wendy Norwitz with her Shearwater Sport Kayak

Shearwater Sport Hybrid

CLC Shearwater Sport Kayak
Edgewater, MD
Launching Date: 
March 28, 2014
Designer: 
Eric Schade
Builder: 
Wendy Norwitz
LOA: 
14′ 
Pictures of the construction process

SARAH JANE

CLC Skerry
Waters of central Illinois
Launching Date: 
July 18, 2013
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft, 1805 George St., Annapolis, Maryland; www.clcboats.com
Builder: 
Alex Crowe
LOA: 
15′ 
Expedition Single Kayak

Expedition Kayak

Expedition Single Kayak Kit
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
Launching Date: 
September 12, 2013
Designer: 
Nick Schade
Builder: 
George Nourse
LOA: 
19′ 
Rick Gower and granddaughter enjoying THE SHIP

THE SHIP

Off the beaches of Bellarine Peninsula on Port Phillip Bay near Melbourne, Australia
Launching Date: 
December 01, 2014
Designer: 
Bill Foster, Hobart, Tasmania
Builder: 
Rick Gower
LOA: 
10′ 
Gloucester Rocker photo 1

Gloucester Rocker

Cradle Boat
The back porch
Launching Date: 
February 02, 2013
Designer: 
Buckley Smith
Builder: 
Svein Kopfelt
LOA: 
3′ 
Speck, the dog and I cruising around the Florida canals

Sarah Jane

Nexus 21
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Launching Date: 
August 11, 2013
Designer: 
David Roberts
Builder: 
Capt. David T. Bikel
LOA: 
21′ 
Sabotina dinghy

Sabotina

Sabotina Dinghy
Fishing Waters of Pennsylvania
Launching Date: 
July 07, 2013
Designer: 
Ken Hankinson
Builder: 
Jim Maas
LOA: 
7′ 
Baby Tender for Baby Caroline

Baby Tender CAROLINE

Cradle Boat
Caroline's bedroom, Bellingham, Washington
Launching Date: 
November 03, 2013
Designer: 
Warren Jordan, Jordan Wood Boats, warren@jordanwoodboats.com
Builder: 
Bob Ward
LOA: 
3′ 
Co-sleeper photo 1

Co-Sleeper

co-sleeper
Nora's bedroom
Launching Date: 
January 29, 2014
Designer: 
Michael Goodrich, Grandfather
Builder: 
Michael Goodrich, Grandfather
LOA: 
3′ 
Kwei rowing his Annapolis Wherry on Richardson Bay

Annapolis Wherry

Annapolis Wherry
Richardson Bay, California
Launching Date: 
October 10, 2012
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft, 1805 George St., Annapolis, Maryland; www.clcboats.com
Builder: 
Kwei U
LOA: 
17′ 
WILLOW

WILLOW

sliding seat wherry
Seattle
Launching Date: 
January 18, 2014
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft, Annapolis Wherry kit
Builder: 
Don Aupperle
LOA: 
17′ 
Luna a Skerry sailboat.

LUNA

Sprit rig
Guarapiranga, São Paulo, Brazil
Launching Date: 
February 22, 2014
Designer: 
John Harris CLC Boats
Builder: 
Eduardo Borba
LOA: 
15′ 

MsBHaven

Traditional gaff cutter/ 6 hp Tohatsu
Sanibel, Florida
Launching Date: 
March 04, 2013
Designer: 
Don Bishop
Builder: 
Don Bishop
LOA: 
27′ 
SABROSURA

SABROSURA

Gaff rigged sloop
Coconut Grove, FL
Launching Date: 
January 30, 2014
Designer: 
Pascal Gademer
Builder: 
Pascal Gademer
LOA: 
25′ 
Melissa - an Oughtred auk

MELISSA

Cat rigged lug.
Gold Coast Australia
Launching Date: 
January 26, 2014
Designer: 
Iain Oughtred
Builder: 
Tim O'Shea
LOA: 
8′ 
Yankee Tender Afloat

Yankee Tender

Yankee Tender Flat-bottomed Skiff
Puget Sound and Northwest Washington Lakes
Launching Date: 
September 01, 2013
Designer: 
WoodenBoat/ Asa Thomson
Builder: 
Paul Marshall
LOA: 
12′ 
Coquina Cat Ketch

INDEPENDENCE

Coquina Cat Ketch
San Francisco, California
Launching Date: 
September 24, 2013
Designer: 
Nat Herreshoff/Doug Hylan/Maynard Bray
Builder: 
Aaron Turner and Workshop Residence
LOA: 
16′ 
Runabout CHARLIE ESTELLE

CHARLIE ESTELLE

Runabout
Marina del Rey, CA
Launching Date: 
December 18, 2013
Designer: 
Glen-L
Builder: 
John Summerville
LOA: 
17′ 
Tandem Canoe photo 1

Tandem Canoe

double paddle canoe
Morro Bay, California
Launching Date: 
December 17, 2013
Designer: 
Hilary Russell
Builder: 
Steve Chambers - Blind Eye Boats
LOA: 
14′ 
SURCEASE

SURCEASE

Sloop, 180sf in main and genny, spinnaker
Philadelphia, PA
Launching Date: 
August 18, 2012
Designer: 
Uus Van Essen
Builder: 
Douglas Heckrotte
LOA: 
19′ 
IRONDEQUOIT II is a Classic Bermudan Yawl

IRONDEQUOIT II

Classic Bermudan yawl
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Launching Date: 
July 11, 2013
Designer: 
John G. Alden
Builder: 
George Lawley & Son
LOA: 
64′ 
Nutshell Pram.

Nutshell Pram

Nutshell Pram
Largo, FL
Launching Date: 
January 01, 2014
Designer: 
Joel White
Builder: 
Randy Webster & Michael Jones
LOA: 
9′ 
CB photo 1

C B (Classic Beauty)

4.3 gm V-6 volvo penta single prop outdrive
Gardena Ca. (trailer)
Designer: 
Wayne Kaminishi
Builder: 
Wayne Kaminishi
LOA: 
17′ 
Serge Larocque sailing his Penobscot 14 on Lake Ontario

Penobscot 14

Penobscot 14
Lake Ontario, Canada
Launching Date: 
July 17, 2013
Designer: 
Arch Davis, Arch Davis Designs, 37 Doak Rd, Belfast, ME 04915; 207–930–9873; www.archdavisdesigns.com
Builder: 
Serge Larocque
LOA: 
14′ 
Classic Whitehall photo 1

Three Whitehalls

Whitehall
Colorado River
Launching Date: 
November 27, 2013
Builder: 
Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building, Port Hadlock, Washington
LOA: 
21′ 
SPIRIT afloat on the Crystal River

SPIRIT

Florida West Coast Scow
Crystal River, Florida
Launching Date: 
October 04, 2013
Designer: 
Replica of a Civil War Scow
Builder: 
Crystal River Boatbuilders
LOA: 
36′ 
JUPITER

JUPITER

Modified Rozinante
Earth
Launching Date: 
May 19, 2012
Designer: 
A modification of L.F. Herreshoff's Rozinante by Doug Hylan, D.N. Hylan & Associates, P.O. Box 58, Brooklin, ME 04616; 207–359–9807; doug@dhylanboats.com; www.dhylanboats.com
Builder: 
Willy Hampton
LOA: 
28′