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      FREE TO A GOOD HOME:  1953 OWENS 31' SEDAN CRUISER
"The boat was floating when we acquired her; however, she does need bottom work.  She has all of her hardware.  Clear title.
We blocked her in our shop with the intention of working on her, but with a toddler and another baby on the way we just do not
<BIGGER PIC>    have the time right now to fix her up.  We'd like to find someone who is willing to make her pretty again."    <FULL LISTING>
 
       
     

Fall 2010 Issue: Featured Boat

Two 'rotating' boat pics above are from past BYB issues.


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1947 Steelcraft 26' Sedan

1947 STEELCRAFT 26' SEDAN

Dave says, "She has the original Chrysler six cylinder in her for power.  Sister ship to the boat used in the movie Niagara" -- staring Marilyn Monroe in 1953.  Click the picture above to enlarge.   <PICS+INFO>


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1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER

1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER

"CLAREDE came out of the water at the end of 2013.  She hadn't missed a year in the water in 102 years.  When this boat is afloat again, it may be the only barrel decked cruiser you will ever see, certainly one of the few 104-year old wooden boats still gracing the waterways..."  Click the picture above to enlarge.   <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1939 PEDERSEN JERSEY SEA SKIFF 26'

FREE BOAT: 1939 PEDERSEN 26' JERSEY SEA SKIFF

Chris Craft 327F 210hp V-8 inboard.  When Tom bought the house, the boat was left behind by the prior owner, who would winch the boat up a ramp out of the water on a cradle and rollers.  Click pic to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1940 OWENS 30' SEDAN CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1940 OWENS 30' CRUISER

"We would like to offer the following boat free to someone who has an interest in restoring wood boats... has been in our family since 1950..."  Boat last operated in the late 1970's or early 1980's.  103hp Chrysler Crowne Marine straight six built in 1939.  Click pic for bigger photo.  <PICS+INFO>


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Spring 2016 BYB Newsletter Cover Page


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SUMMER 2016 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 1-7)


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PAINS ME TO HAVE TO PART WITH THE BOAT

1959 CHRIS CRAFT SEA SKIFF 30'

FREE BOAT: FAMILY FIXTURE FOR 40 YEARS

FREE BOAT: 1965 CHEOY LEE BERMUDA 30' KETCH

FREE BOAT: 1953 OWENS 31' SEDAN CRUISER


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FREE BOAT: 1965 CHEOY LEE BERMUDA 30' KETCH

CHEOY LEE STORY

1959 CHRIS CRAFT SEA SKIFF 30' FLYBRIDGE

FREE BOAT: 1975 STADEL-DESIGNED 56' SCHOONER


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FREE BOAT: 1975 STADEL-DESIGNED 56' SCHOONER

1947 CHRIS CRAFT 46' DUAL CABIN FLY BRIDGE
- "ANY REASONABLE OFFER"

ADVENTURE ABOARD THE 1947 CHRIS CRAFT


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ADVENTURE ABOARD THE 1947 CHRIS CRAFT

1941 HUBERT JOHNSON 32' SEDAN

FREE BOAT: 1953 OWENS 31' SEDAN CRUISER

1961 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 36'

SIMPLE SHOP & RESTORATRION 101 by Jim Moores


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SIMPLE SHOP & RESTORATRION 101 by Jim Moores

JIM MOORE'S WORK BENCH DESIGN

1952 THOMPSON THOMBOY 14'

1943 US ARMY 65' TUGBOAT T-89 -- DUTCHMAN


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1943 US ARMY 65' TUGBOAT T-89 -- DUTCHMAN

1943 MONK-DESIGNED 55' COAST GUARD PATROL

UPDATE ON MARLIN II:

1959 CENTURY RESORTER 16'


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1959 CENTURY RESORTER 16'

1947 STEELCRAFT 26' SEDAN -- STEVANJO IV

1964 TROJAN 25' CABIN CRUISER









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Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Summer 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

 

 

Winter 2012 Issue: Featured Boat

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1975 Stadel-Designed 56' Schooner

1975 STADEL-DESIGNED 56' SCHOONER

"After spending years with ESTRELA and making ocean trips on her, the thought of her going to salvage breaks my heart.  We would love to have you list and will cross our fingers that someone will be interested."   <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1950 SEABORN 40' YAWL STARBRIGHT

FREE BOAT: 1950 BEN SEABORN 41’ YAWL

"Interior has been well preserved, and not modified. He is unable to complete the restoration, so is offering her free to a good home. She is elegant, graceful, and has good pedigree. Please help find a good home for her..."  Click photo above to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

FREE BOAT: 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

"Cleaning up the yard.  I have a free 1965 Hubert Johnson 25' BlackJack skiff that needs some stem, windshield and transom work.  The interior is complete, as is the 305 Chevy marine engine with a closed cooling system..."  Click pic for bigger photo.   <PICS+INFO>


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1948 Baltzer Voyageur 32'

1948 BALTZER VOYAGEUR 32' -- $1800

"The previous owner had lost interest in restoring her, so we took on the challenge. For a year and half, we worked day and night to get it floating...  Each year that the LARIV went into the water signalled to all family and friends the warmer weather ahead..."  Click pic to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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SUMMER 2016 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 8-12)


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1964 TROJAN 25' CABIN CRUISER

1957-58 CHRIS CRAFT COMET 14' KIT BOAT

1964 OWENS 28' CABIN CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1964 HERRESHOFF H28 31' SLOOP

LF HERRESHOFF'S H-28


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LF HERRESHOFF'S H-28

1958 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 31'

1958 BRONSON HOLLYWOOD 15'

EIGHTY-YEAR OLD GONDOLA


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EIGHTY-YEAR OLD GONDOLA

FREE BOAT: 1961 MATTHEWS 42' CRUISER

1951 CHRIS CRAFT RIVIERA 18'

1957 LYMAN 17' RUNABOUT

1966 LYMAN 28' FLYBRIDGE -- THE FRANCIE K


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1966 LYMAN 28' FLYBRIDGE -- THE FRANCIE K

1962 NEWBURYPORT 22' SKIFF -- J.J. II

1941 MATTHEWS CABIN CRUISER

1932 RICHARDSON 30' CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 32' PROJECT SAILBOAT – TARPON

1948 SHEPHERD 17' RUNABOUT


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1948 SHEPHERD 17' RUNABOUT

SALEM ANTIQUE & BOAT FESTIVAL

1950 CHRIS CRAFT 41' DCFB

1958 LYMAN 15' RUNABOUT

1968 GRADY WHITE 16'

1961 CHRIS CRAFT 50' CONNIE

BYB EMAIL BAG:

MYSTERY PROJECT BOAT w/ TRLR & GRAY INBOARD




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