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MotorBoats 2013

from the editors of WoodenBoat

The World of Wooden Power Craft

MotorBoats magazineA Special Newsstand Issue from WoodenBoat magazine. Features TEN powerboats not previously published in WoodenBoat, plus much more.

Available at your local newsstand July 30, 2013 and also available now, directly from us.

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Two-Stroke or Four? — How do you decide which is best for your boat? by Michael Vatalaro

Understanding Your Propeller — A guide to the basics by Dave Gerr

MotorBoats Magazine spread
Above is Caruso Craft’s 13’ runabout C AND SON. Joseph, (the son) was 15 when they started the build and 17 years old when they finished.

Routes and Regions: Six Classic Powerboat Destinations

  • Canals of France
    by Harvey Schwartz
  • Inside Passage
    by Sam Devlin
  • Thousand Islands
    by Emmett Smith
  • Murray River
    by Bruce Stannard
  • Trent-Severn Waterway
    by John Summers
  • Intracoastal Waterway
    by John J. Kettlewell

HOLIDAY — Three generations of family cruising by Lawrence W. Cheek

Resurrecting NEVERDONE — Preserving precious originality while updating a classic cruiser by Will Stahlgren

MY WAY — An east-west fusion by Alan Haig-Brown

Flyfisher 22 — A classy center-console boat by Paul Lazarus

The Steam Launch AREZOO — A stunning tribute to Edwardian elegance and engineering by John Werlich

TRADE WIND — The rejuvenation of a classic Alden motorsailer by Brendan Riordan

MIRACLE — Ups, downs, tragedy—and at last, relaunching by Eric Sorensen

DELIVERANCE — A round-sterned power cruiser by D.N. Hylan & Associates by Maynard Bray

Building MISS SUE — A 25′ traditional Chesapeake Bay draketail by Grigg Mullen

CarusoCraft — A pair of first-time builders launch a fine runabout by Matthew P. Murphy

A Selection of MotorBoat Launchings by Robin Jettinghoff