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John Lisicich bounds into Bruce Bronson’s boatshop—literally bounds, like a kid running into a bike shop on his birthday—and hails his friend with unrestrained joy. “Happy Wednesday! Happy Happy Wednesday! How ya doin’?”
Featured in the Sketchbook department of WoodenBoat magazine No. 284 (January/February 2022) FIN is an auxiliary performance cruiser.
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Drastically reduced price: $12,000. Designer: Francois Vivier. Specifications: 3/8″ Mahogany Plywood Lapstrake. Beam: 5-1/2′. Draft: 10 in./ 2′, 10″. Main and Mizzen: 134 sq. ft. Built: 2019.
VARUA was built in Ontario, Canada, in 1951 and found fame as the yacht in the 2008 film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” VARUA underwent an extensive refit in 2017-18, including a new Yanmar
Year uncertain, Approximately 23′ long, diesel engine, Unknown hours. Some canvas coverings, trailer, basic equipment. In as is condition. Recent professional touch ups done on the keel.
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The Workstar 17 concept of plywood/epoxy boat building was the result of a co-operation between Working Boats UK Ltd and Humphreys Yacht Design, which enabled people with no experience in building