Current Issue of WoodenBoat Magazine

WoodenBoat 257, July/August 2017

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  • Building POGO — A life-sustaining project by Harry Hammond
  • SMOKY CAPE — A bonny wee boat by Bruce Stannard
  • The Architect’s Dream — A Hess cutter for the ages by Randall Peffer
  • A Look at Transom Construction — Part 2: Lofting a curved, raked transom by Sean Koomen and Jeff Hammond
  • The Last One — A young Chesapeake waterman launches a boat—and a career by Jay Fleming
  • Building a Maine Lobsterboat — A new hull done the old way by John Flanzer
  • In Deep — An appreciation of the power of tides by Jonathan White
  • The Three BEARS — Luxury yachts for the golden age of Alaska big-game hunting by Michael Dobrin
  • A Catamaran for the People — James Wharram’s Mana 24 by Nic Compton
  • Getting Started in Boats: Local Genius Part 3: Beach-Launching Craft and Techniques — Tear-out supplement by Jan Adkins

Cover: At the helm of POGO, Harry Hammond explores a salt pond near Monomoscoy Island on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Harry ordered the plans for POGO 45 years ago, and launched her last year. Photograph by Peter McGowan.

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