Extended Content

The videos, photographs, and articles posted here relate to specific issues of WoodenBoat.


  • This is the 3-D concept drawing to supplement the installment found in WB No. 266, January/February 2019. SKEETER is a classic houseboat meant for long-distance voyaging in protected waters. With a draft of just 13″, the boat can work its way into shallow, uncrowded anchorages.
  • This is the 3-D concept drawing to supplement the installment found in WB No. 265, November/December 2018. AEAEA is a 39′4″ trimaran motorsailer meant to be used for water-quality sampling. She’d also make a dry, comfortable, and stable cruiser. The main hull (vaka) shows simple, dory-like sections. The boat will beach easily.
  • From WoodenBoat magazine No. 264, September/October 2018: QUICK and CLEAN are a pair of concept kayaks designed by the author to Alan Skinner’s Component Waveform Theory.
  • The Launchings section of WB No. 264 shows a 26′ Monomoy surf rescue boat recently launched in northern California.
  • From WoodenBoat magazine No. 263, July/August 2018: PICOTINE’s profile and lapstrake construction make her appear traditional, but she’s actually a contemporary expedition cruiser.
  • From WoodenBoat magazine No. 262, May/June 2018: STRAY is a yacht tender dressed up as a Cape Cod catboat. The boat will move through the water with ease whether loaded or light. She’ll be a bit tippy initially, due to her U-shaped sections, but will firm up as she heels.
  • FUSION, an electric day boat, is designed to a new theory describing how boats move through water. Her propulsion is an electric outboard motor, which rests in a lifting box and allows for silent cruising. FUSION’s retro-classic look is based upon the slipper launches of the Thames River. A hard-mounted sun awning provides protection from the harsh Australian sun.
  • Photographer Tyler Fields wrote and photographed Applying Gold Leaf to Lettering: A modern method to achieve a classic look in WoodenBoat No. 261. He outlines the step-by-step process wherein professional sign-maker Joan Perkins applied tissue-thin sheets of pure gold to adorn the transom of THIMBLE, a Herreshoff 12½ sailboat. Gold leaf, as a material, comes to the consumer after a...
  • This article is a sidebar of Arista Holden’s article “The Last of the Vikings” about her experiences at Fosen Folk School in Rissa, Norway, published in WoodenBoat magazine No. 261, March/April 2018. For such a small country, Norway has a rich variety of traditional small boats—each one adapted to its particular region. And within those regions, there is further variety based upon...
  • From WoodenBoat magazine No. 260, January/February 2018: KAMCHATKA is a 27′ adaptation of the John Letcher—designed pocket cruiser ALEUTKA. The raised deck amidships offers about 5′ of headroom; a pop-top increases this to at least 6′3″. Particulars LOA: 26′10″ (8.18m) LWL: 24′41⁄2″ (7.43m) Beam: 8′4 1⁄2″ (2.55m) Draft: 3′0...