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WoodenBoat 272, January/February 2020

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  • Eels to England — A Dutch live-cargo barge returns to London by Nic Compton
  • Restoring Schooner MARY E — Creatively correcting repairs of the past by Tim Clark
  • The 2019 Mahurangi Regatta — New Zealand’s largest classic-yacht gathering by Maynard Bray and Benjamin Mendlowitz
  • A Kauri Classic Comes Home — IDA, a triple-planked 1890s cutter, is being restored in New Zealand by Bruce Stannard
  • A Schooner for the Ages — The six charmed lives of ERNESTINA-MORRISSEY — Part 3: Rebuilding for the next century by David O’Reilly
  • The Lake Boats of Finland — Building on a centuries-old tradition by Paul Molyneaux
  • The WM. UNDERWOOD Reborn — Soul of a sardine carrier, mission of a yacht by Matthew P. Murphy
  • Making Bee Rails — A traditional way to rig reefing lines by Reuel Parker
  • Getting Started in Boats: When to Hire Help: A meditation on a multifaceted decision — Tear-out supplement by Jan Adkins

Cover: David Thorpe clamps the butt end of a garboard plank on the schooner ERNESTINA-MORRISSEY, whose hull and deck have been rebuilt at Bristol Marine in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Photograph by Robert Mitchell

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