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Italy’s oar-powered catamarans, called pattinos, first appeared as workboats. After World War II, they became popular with beachgoing tourists. “The pattino,” writes the author, “creates a delicious sense of calm and quiet.”

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Although the vast majority of lobsterboats now built in Maine are fiberglass-hulled, there are still fishermen who appreciate the feel of a wooden boat under their boots. And there are builders who appreciate working with oak timbers and cedar planks.
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A good fun boat,” very popular with younger sailors, the Starling Burgess-designed, Abeking & Rasmussen-built Atlantic Class received an added boost when parachute spinnakers were introduced in the mid-1930s.
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A flexible fiberglass backing glued to a grinder’s foam pad is all that’s needed to convert the tool into an efficient fairing device.

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