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Posted: July 12, 2012
Tags: lobsterboat, cruiser, motor, boat, power

Article SpreadThis 26′ lobsterboat-style cruiser boat from the shop of Connecticut Builder Tom Townsend is lightweight and fast, and it’s powered by a most unlikely engine: the powerplant of an eviscerated Kawasaki Jet Ski.

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Posted: June 06, 2012
Tags: lobsterboat, Peter Kass

BENITO Article spreadWhen Australian Will Baillieu wanted a Maine lobsterboat, he went to the Maine shop of Peter Kass to have one built. He then had the boat, BENITO, shipped home to Melbourne. Will discovered Peter on YouTube, and managed the details of the construction by Skype.

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Posted: June 06, 2012
Tags: Peter Kass, John's Bay Boat Company, lobsterboat, DELUSIONAL

Magazine spread from article in WoodenBoat magazineThree years ago, for the first winter since opening its doors for business in 1983, John’s Bay Boat Co. didn’t have a new-boat customer. “In the winter of 2009–10, we basically closed,” says Peter Kass, the company’s founder. “I had to lay everyone off.” With seven boats now on order, things have turned around for the South Bristol, Maine, shop.


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Posted: June 06, 2012
Tags: Trimaran, lobsterboat, sloop

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