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WoodenBoat 270, September/October 2019

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  • Mullet Boats of Auckland — Fishboats thriving through racing and cruising by Nigel Sharp
  • Lateen Rig — Sailing in another dimension by Nic Compton
  • The Friendship Sloop BLACKJACK — A faithful, and practical, restoration by Tim Clark
  • From One Classic to the Next — A meditation by Juan E. Corradi
  • Abernethy & Gaudin — A down-home boatyard comes of age by Tom Jackson
  • MAUD Returns Home — Roald Amundsen’s last ship joins her peers by Bruce Kemp
  • The Strength of Scarf Joints — A refined understanding of the effects of slope by Jean-Baptiste R.G. Souppez
  • Building a Dark Harbor 17½ — Part 1: Adopting alternative ways for the hull and deck structure by Sean Koomen
  • A Schooner for the Ages — The six charmed lives
    of ERNESTINA-MORRISSEY — Part 1: Fisherman, Arctic explorer, warrior by Randall Peffer
  • Getting Started in Boats: The Sticking Point: Glue in the Boatshop — Tear-out supplement by Jan Adkins

Cover: The 29′6″ (9m) lateen-rigged PORTHOS, a sardinal, was built for fishing in the French town of Banyuls-sur-Mèr in 1927. She was extensively rebuilt in 2010, and last year attended a grand gathering of lateenrigged traditional vessels in France, where she won an award for “Best Angle of Heel.” Photograph by Nic Compton

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