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Photos from Classic Wooden Yacht's post - Classic Wooden Yacht

Photos from Classic Wooden Yacht's post - Classic Wooden Yacht

Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands

Events for 2015

Yellow Island Wooden Boat Race (Saturday May 16)
Questions? Contact Ward Fay (wardfay @, or
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Hunter's Yard - Photos from Hunter's Yard's post

The French are coming! Replica of Lafayette's ship sets sail for US

A replica of the warship that carried France’s Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolizing of a historic moment that binds the two nations.

Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original Hermione in 1780 to …

SEA HAWK- A Concordia Yawl

Glued Lapstrake

Off to to order some books on Glued Lapstrake. Picked up:

Did a bit of reading and began to narrow down design choices.

Too many choices, so …

J Class yachts are to return to the UK for a spectacular regatta in July

J Class yachts return to the UK to race at the Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta in JulyJ Class yacht Ranger in full flightA …


HUSSAR is an Aage Nielsen yawl built in 1965 by R.A. Newman and Sons of Poole, England. #Woodenboat #Yawl #BuzzardsBay #Sailing #AageNielsen #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

PROCYON | Fishers Island 31 | Built 1929 by Herreshoff of Bristol #herreshoff #FishersIsland31 #Classic #Yacht #Sailing #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

PROCYON Fishers Island 31 | Built 1931 #Herreshoff #TylerFieldsPhotography #NorthwestTwenty

In Ocean Races, Some of the Biggest Perils Can’t Be Seen

It is not just the wind and the waves that can play nasty tricks on an ocean-racing yacht. There is also what lies beneath.

The latest reminder of this fact came this month, when the Volvo Ocean Race entry Team Vestas Wind struck something in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean northeast of …


Stephens Waring 50 ft Spirit of Tradition daysailer

Belle Aventure

William Fife III was the third generation in a family of master yacht builders and he was the most prolific. In June of 1929 Fife launched the …


Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas

How is it possible for a yacht bristling with the latest technology to hit a well-known reef, as Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Vestas Wind did, with …




Photo by B. Mendlowitz


Join us aboard Agnes to explore the Celtic shores of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and Brittany. We will be sailing to remote anchorages, visiting …

Building a custom wood sailboat, the 25' Black Skimmer

These first three images were taken during construction. We always paint the cabin top and finish the interior before we install the cabin top. That …