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      1930 CHARLES D. MOWER-DESIGNED 38' YAWL -- HEART's DELIGHT
This Mower-desgned yawl built in Holland in 1930 for a New York owner at the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club found its way to a lake in Texas.
Her current owner found her in 2004 and undertook a major restoration of the boat, re-launching her in 2007. Asking: FREE TO A GOOD HOME.
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Fall 2013 Issue: Featured Boat

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FREE BOAT: 1952 DOWNEAST 30'

FREE BOAT: 1952 DOWNEAST 30' PICNIC CRUISER

"She was built on Long Island NY of cedar riveted to white oak frames.  She has a very low hour Perkins 4 cylinder diesel. She retains her vintage fittings. A good bit of work, but very worthwhile. She was given to me by an 'old salt' captain from Maine..."   <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1906 FRIENDSHIP SLOOP 30'

FREE BOAT: 1906 MORSE FRIENDSHIP SLOOP 30'

While many shops constructed these gaff-rigged sailboats, the prolific builder Wilbur Morse is considered to be the father of the Friendship sloop, and the boat itself carries the name of the Maine town where his shop was located.      <PICS+INFO>


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1932 Elco Cruisette 32'

1932 ELCO 33' CRUISER -- BEST OFFER

The model is believed to be a Cruisette.  "I would love to see someone rescue this classic boat. She has been under wrap for several years and while in need of restoration, I would imagine she is still salvageable for the right owner."     <PICS+INFO>


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SUMMER 2017 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 1-7)


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TOOK THIS ONE HOME IN 1946

1944 STEEL IMPERIAL LIFEBOAT 24'

PURCHASED IT FROM BOB SPELTZ

1950's BEE-LINER 8' RACE BOAT

1935 MOWER-DESIGNED PRIVATEER 26' #1


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1946 HINCKLEY H-21 AUXILIARY SLOOP

1935 CHARLES MOWER PRIVATEER 26' #1

CHARLES D. MOWER


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CHARLES D. MOWER

1960 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 50'

1944 STEEL-HULLED IMPERIAL LIFEBOAT 24'


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1944 STEEL-HULLED IMPERIAL LIFEBOAT 24'

1957 SHEPHERD HARDTOP 27' -- MY TOY

TWO WOODEN BOATS WITH TRAILERS

1968 EGG HARBOR 37' SEDAN CONVERTIBLE


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1968 EGG HARBOR 37' SEDAN CONVERTIBLE

1951 CHRIS CRAFT COMMANDER 36'

1964 LIGHTNING 21'

1938 CENTURY SEAMAID 18' -- MISS CARASU

1960 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 30'


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1960 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 30'

1957 HULT CRAFT COMMANDER 15'

HULT CRAFT BOAT WORKS

1938 RICHARDSON CRUISABOUT

1968 CENTURY RESORTER 15 1/2'


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1968 CENTURY RESORTER 15 1/2'

1959 MAHOGANY YAWL 39' -- GRACE

1959 HUGH ANGLEMAN SEAWITCH KETCH 35'

1950's BEE-LINER 8' RACE BOAT






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Winter 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

 

 

Summer 2007:  1951 UTILITY MOTOR SAILER 37'

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Free Boat 1978 Rosborough 48' Schooner MEGAN B

FREE BOAT: 1978 ROSBOROUGH 48' SCHOONER

"Built in Nova Scotia in 1978 by Rosborough and featured in the book Confessions of a Boat Builder as MEGAN D Privateer. Overall most of the hard work has been done, but she still is a major project that will take skill and money to finish, but well worth it."     <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1929 BLANCHARD 46' CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1929 BLANCHARD 46' CRUISER

GADGET's 12th owner says, "I have a 1929 Blanchard 46' classic cruiser. It's a dream to be continued, in better than fair condition. Free to the individual with the right skill set and attitude.     <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1945 LOBSTER BOAT BETSELMA

FREE BOAT: 1945 MAINE LOBSTER BOAT 38'

"Classic lobster yacht, great restoration candidate. Ever since she was launched 70 years ago, BETSELMA has been carrying sightseeing passengers summers out of Camden, Maine, and all the while, has had the best of care. BETSELMA is very yacht-like..."       <PICS+INFO>


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SUMMER 2017 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 8-12)


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1950's BEE-LINER 8' RACE BOAT

1960 CHRIS CRAFT SEA SKIFF 20'

FREE BOAT: AMPHIBI-CON SAILBOAT

1962 CORONET EXPLORER 22'


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1962 CORONET EXPLORER 22'

RIVETS OR BOLTS, WHAT WORKS BEST
by Jim Moores

1935 ROBIN CLASS SAILBOAT 17' #8


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1935 ROBIN CLASS SAILBOAT 17' #8

35th ANNUAL ANTIQUE &
CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL

EIGHTY-YEAR OLD GONDOLA

VIRGINIA MARSHALL MARTUS
April 12, 1930 -- June 14, 2017

1952 OLD TOWN SQUARE STERN SPONSON 16'


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1952 OLD TOWN SQUARE STERN SPONSON 16'

1959 CRUISERS INC. 17'

100 YEAR OLD LAUNCH

1952 WHEELER 40' FLYBRIDGE CRUISER

TWO WORDS FROM THE EDITOR: THANK YOU!

1965 CARVER COMMANDER 17'


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1965 CARVER COMMANDER 17'

1940's CHRYSLER CROWN

GRAY MARINE 4-162

1948 LYMAN ISLANDER 18'

1956 WAGEMAKER WOLVERINE 14'

1957 CENTURY CORONADO

1934 ATKINS 34' CUTTER -- LADY JAYNE

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