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The boat rows with ease and turns on a dime

LEMONADE

row
Halifax, Virginia
Launching Date: 
June 30, 2014
Designer: 
Hannu
Builder: 
Gary Chesbro
LOA: 
10′ 
Tuggy

Tuggy

Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre
Launching Date: 
June 20, 2014
Designer: 
Arie vanDyk
Builder: 
The volunteers folk at the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre
LOA: 
10′ 
Chesapeake Light Craft tandem kayak

Miss Amelia

tandem kayak
Houston, Texas
Launching Date: 
June 15, 2014
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft
Builder: 
Mike Moran
LOA: 
16′ 
CHIME on shore

CHIME

row
Uxbridge, MA
Launching Date: 
June 01, 2014
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft
Builder: 
Williams Family / Blackpaw Boats
LOA: 
11′ 
solar electric launch

Esc.Key

electric powered river launch
Noosa, Queensland , Australia
Launching Date: 
February 18, 2014
Designer: 
David Payne/Imagineocean Yacht Design/Denman Marine
Builder: 
Denman Marine
LOA: 
23′ 
Peterborough 16 foot circa 1915 Canoe

Peterborough 16' circa 1915 Canoe

Powered by the infamous 'J' stroke
Foss Waterway Seaport Tacoma
Launching Date: 
November 15, 2013
Designer: 
Peterborough Canoes
Builder: 
Peterborough Canoes
LOA: 
16′ 
Amberjack Dory from Iain Oughtred plans

ADORYBLE

Rowing
Picton Bay, Ontario, Canada
Launching Date: 
June 01, 2014
Designer: 
Iain Oughtred
Builder: 
Chris Ireland
LOA: 
15′ 
Bjorn Again Runabout

BJØRN AGAIN

Runabout
Deale, Maryland
Launching Date: 
June 16, 2013
Designer: 
Harltey
Builder: 
Lisa Egeli
LOA: 
15′ 
Hvalsoe 13

GRACE

Row/sail
Mt. Holly, Vermont
Launching Date: 
May 20, 2014
Designer: 
Eric Hvalsoe
Builder: 
Richard J. Jones
LOA: 
13′ 
Traditional wood/canvas canoe

MISS KIM

Traditional wood/canvas canoe
Lake Placid, New York
Launching Date: 
May 12, 2014
Designer: 
Rollin Thurlow
Builder: 
Steve Detwiler
LOA: 
13′ 
BONNIE photo

BONNIE

Kayak/canoe
Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Launching Date: 
July 01, 2008
Designer: 
Richard Lyons
Builder: 
Richard Lyons
LOA: 
15′ 
Mill Creek Hybrid

Mill Creek

kayak
Seed Lake, Georgia
Launching Date: 
May 08, 2014
Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft
Builder: 
Zachary Grifenhagen
LOA: 
16′ 
Rambler

Miss B

Diesel Launch, Universal M3 20B
Cape Cod
Launching Date: 
April 17, 2014
Designer: 
Harry Bryan
Builder: 
Bryan Boatbuilding
LOA: 
25′ 
Chamberlain Gunning Dory

Three Docs

Rowing Dory
Farmington, Maine (land locked)
Launching Date: 
October 22, 2013
Designer: 
William Chamberlain
Builder: 
Burt Knapp
LOA: 
18′ 
Lumber Yard Skiff

Reaux Boat

Row Boat
Monroe, Louisiana
Launching Date: 
April 11, 2014
Designer: 
Maynard Bray
Builder: 
Carl Cheramie
LOA: 
14′ 
1972 mahogany Van Dusseldorp FD

Flying Dutchman NED262

Sloop
Amsterdam
Launching Date: 
April 11, 2014
Designer: 
Conrad Gülcher / Uus van Essen
Builder: 
Van Dusseldorp
LOA: 
20′ 
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′ 

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