Current Issue of WoodenBoat Magazine

WoodenBoat 259, November/December 2017

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  • Sailing into Mental Health — Sea Sanctuary and Turn to Starboard help veterans make a right turn by Nic Compton
  • Unraveling the Cost of Amateur Boatbuilding — A tight budget can be an asset by Dudley Dix
  • STING RAY V — Ray Hunt’s legendary deep-V cruiser by Stan Grayson
  • Ben Harris and ALVA — Bucking the law of unanticipated circumstances by Nigel Sharp
  • The Party Boat SKIPPER — Seventy-six years of fish and fun by Randall Peffer
  • RUNA — A “just right” little daysailer by Evelyn Ansel
  • The Rebirth of Vinyard Shipyard — How a Delaware town turned its gaze back to its storied river by Anne Bryant
  • DULCINEA, DEVA, and DIDDIKAI — A trio of double-ended cruisers drawn by L. Francis Herreshoff by Roger C. Taylor
  • Getting Started in Boats: The Thrill of the Drill — Tear-out supplement by Jan Adkins

Cover: C. Raymond Hunt designed the power yacht STING RAY V in the early 1960s, and she was launched at Jamestown, Rhode Island, in 1964. A succession of good owners have kept the yacht in pristine condition. Photograph by Benjamin Mendlowitz.

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