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WoodenBoat 269, July/August 2019

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  • How—and Why—to Build a Boat — A father’s gift to his daughter by Jonathan Gornall
  • The Pacific Class Sloop — Kettenburg’s classic one-design turns 90 by Randall Peffer
  • Lutwick’s Boatbuilding & Repair — Bill Lutwick’s place in Nova Scotia’s boatbuilding culture by Michael Higgins
  • Doug Hylan — A journey to the effortless and unconflicted by Art Paine
  • The Magic of MERLIN — Resurrecting a family’s legacy by Bruce Stannard
  • ZELECTRA — A battery-powered barrelback by Nigel Sharp
  • POLARIS — A Viking ship for Gloucester, Massachusetts by Arista Holden
  • Thicker Than a Coat of Paint — Tom Townsend’s principles of design by Evelyn Ansel
  • Getting Started in Boats: Further Reading — Tear-out supplement by Anne Bryant and Jan Adkins

Cover: The 26′ power cruiser GATSBY, designed and built by Hylan & Brown of Brooklin, Maine, was launched last summer. The shop has made a specialty of updating traditional workboats and pleasure craft for contemporary pleasure use. Photograph by Benjamin Mendlowitz

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