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Featured in the Sketchbook department of WoodenBoat magazine No. 284 (January/February 2022) FIN is an auxiliary performance cruiser.
Boats For Sale
Classic Downeast motor launch built by Vinnie Cavanaugh in Portland, Maine. Palmer marine gasoline engine, 135-hp. In storage at Edgecomb Boat Works, Edgecomb, Maine. Needs moderate restoration.
Plans & Kits
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
PRISCILLA C is a small steam launch based on a Stuart Turner 5 A single cylinder engine of 2 1/4" bore and 2" stroke. It produces about 1/2 HP at 30 PSI from a water tube, wood fired boiler.