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Friendship sloop

25′ Pemaquid Friendship sloop
WB No. 216

OLD BALDY photo 1 by Dave Harris

Jarvis Newman’s nostalgia got the better of him, and he couldn’t resist this one. Years ago, OLD BALDY had served as the plug for Newman’s fiberglass Pemaquids, and in semi-retirement he decided to go back to wood and refurbish OLD BALDY himself in his one-man Southwest Harbor, Maine, shop. It was a great coming-together both for Jarvis and for the boat. Unlike MASHNEE and FAME, which are many years older, this boat didn’t require a thorough restoration, just a general upgrade.

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